| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:04 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear a legal challenge to a key part of the Obamacare health law which, if successful, would deprive millions of Americans of tax-credit subsidies to help them afford health insurance coverage.
In a one-sentence...
| Nov 6, 2014
Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants the National Park Service monument at Fort Monroe expanded to connect the two federally protected parcels in the North Beach and Inner Moat areas.
"Governor McAuliffe believes a contiguous national monument at Fort Monroe...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:58 AM
The last thing the NFL needed was for the Ray Rice appeal of his indefinite suspension to take center stage this week.
The initial discipline and later release of the graphic tape of Rice punching his girlfriend touched the middle rail of nationwide...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 11:13 PM
To the editor: Messiah or mess? Nonsense. I agree that in previous administrations we've had some messes, but never a messiah. As for Barack Obama, he has done what I would want and expect from a competent president. ("Obama: messiah or mess?," Op-Ed,...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:15 AM
I read with disbelief a letter writer's premise that President Barack Obama has kept the country moving forward ("Obama has kept the country moving forward," Oct. 13). Apparently, she has not noted the international messes that we have created with...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:12 PM
What ever happened to the messiah? He for whom Americans danced in the streets on that unforgettable election night just six years ago. He who promised that humankind would remember this moment "when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The media office of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, this month sent an unusual text message: For the first time since having prostate surgery in September, Khamenei had resumed his weekly hikes in the hills of Tehran.
Attached was a photo...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Even Sen. John McCain has surrendered. A steadfast supporter of immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship, the Arizona Republican has essentially acknowledged that his party's anti-immigration forces have demolished any hope of soon legalizing...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:37 PM
There is a forgotten contest in this year's U.S. midterm elections. Actually, there are 435 of them: the races for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.
In most midterms, House elections are the barometer that measures the state of public...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:18 AM
The Northeast Connecticut Council of Governments met on Sept. 26. The agenda included discussion of regional revaluation projects, a new NECCOG website, upcoming land use workshops, transit district operations, GIS software and comments on the proposed...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday." -- Alexander Pope
President Obama is known for wanting to "spread the wealth around," but he has now gone a...