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Column | Feb 19, 2014 | 7:58 AMWe all remember this brutally honest blog post, by Jennifer Meer, a contributor to the Huffington Post, called "Distracted Living". This West Hartford mother admits to responding to a "ping" on her computer and answering an email while her daughter was in the tub. When she returned to the bathroom, the little girl had fallen asleep and almost drowned. It struck a chord with all of us moms...because, we could understand. The tug of social media, email, constant calls and texts is around us everyday and is sometimes difficult to shut out...even when we're with our kids.
Story | Jan 29, 2015 | 1:01 AM
Yupei Guo does not fit the mold of the traditional Ivy League student from China: Her journalist parents are neither rich nor members of the governing elite. Growing up, she thought the cost would make it impossible for her to attend one of the famed...
Story | Jan 29, 2015 | 12:48 AM
Charles H. Townes, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who helped create the laser that would revolutionize everything from medicine to manufacturing, has died. He was 99. Townes had been in poor health before his death on the way to an Oakland hospital...
Story | Jan 28, 2015 | 5:20 AM
There's an eternal debate about how government can best help people when they aren't doing well economically. One side says that if government provides you with a safety net, you will become lax and complacent, and you won't try as hard. Only the...