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  • Closing Schizophrenia Program A Crippling Loss

    Hartford HealthCare's plans to shutter the 20-year-old Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program at The Institute of Living because of low rates of insurance reimbursements strikes at the heart of treatment for the severely psychiatrically ill in Connecticut....
  • Can Obama pull a Nixon with the Iraq crisis?

    For the United States, the Iraq war ranks as the most consequential foreign policy failure since Vietnam. In neither instance did U.S. forces succumb to outright defeat, of course. In both, with victory proving elusive, Americans wearied of the fight...
  • Time is now to act on climate change

    I will never be mistaken for a tree-hugging environmentalist. I only recycle at the behest of my wife, and I largely blame whatever environmental woes we have on big business, not on my tiny carbon footprints. Frankly, I'm not all that concerned about the...
  • Tragedy in Las Vegas

    Tragedy in Las Vegas
    To the editor: Tuesday's front-page piece ("A violent culmination," June 10) on the Bonnie-and-Clyde-style Las Vegas libertarian killers Jerad Miller and Amanda Woodruff is accurate are far as it goes. But it leaves perhaps the most interesting question...
  • General Assembly passes budget with Medicaid block

    General Assembly passes budget with Medicaid block
    RICHMOND — The battle over Medicaid expansion bogged down the budget process once against Thursday as Republicans worked to ensure — as best they can — that Gov. Terry McAuliffe can’t expand the program on his own once the...
  • 'Do Fathers Matter?' attempts to redefine 21st century fatherhood

    'Do Fathers Matter?' attempts to redefine 21st century fatherhood
    On March 16, 1777, John Adams took a break from his work on the Articles of Confederation to pen a brief missive to his youngest son, 5-year old Thomas. "I believe I must make a physician of you," wrote the Massachusetts delegate to the Second Continental...
  • London Theater Review: 'Fathers and Sons'

    The compassion and concern for character in the plays of Irish master Brian Friel ("Translations," "Dancing at Lughnasa") has led him to be rated alongside the greats of Russian drama. So expectations are high for this rare revival of his adaptation of...
  • MetLife To Buy Back Shares

    MetLife will spend as much as $1 billion to repurchase shares of common stock, the company said this week. This is the first share buyback since 2008. MetLife Chairman and CEO Steven A. Kandarian said in a statement that the company's philosophy is that...
  • Whatever happened the 'blind justice' at the Supreme Court?

    The piece about Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. was honestly frightening, and it left me asking, once again, why there are "conservative" and "liberal" voices on the Supreme Court. Whatever happened to "blind justice," wherein everyone is...
  • Matt Merullo, IronBirds hope to continue on the right path this season

    Matt Merullo, IronBirds hope to continue on the right path this season
    Aberdeen IronBirds manager Matt Merullo sat down before his news conference at the team's media day Tuesday, cellphone in hand and eyes locked on the screen. Merullo, who is entering his second season as the manager of the Orioles' short-season Single-A...
  • Las Vegas killings: What will protect us from tyrannical neighbors?

    Las Vegas killings: What will protect us from tyrannical neighbors?
    The details out of Las Vegas are chilling: Two extremists declaring a revolution gun down two police officers in cold blood, kill a third person at a nearby Wal-Mart, then kill themselves in an apparent suicide pact during a gun battle with other police...