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  • UCLA tops USC in college rankings, with Caltech in the top 10

    UCLA tops USC in college rankings, with Caltech in the top 10
    UCLA edged out USC in U.S. News & World Report's annual list of university rankings, and another local campus, Caltech, once again cracked the top 10 in the widely anticipated survey. In the list released Tuesday, UCLA placed 23rd, tied with the...
  • Haitian leaders' bold vision goes beyond October election

    For the first time in two centuries, Haiti has leadership that is taking a businesslike approach to running the country, with President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe encouraging the government's ministers and secretaries to act as...
  • Fencers take a stab at success in top competitions

    Fencers take a stab at success in top competitions
    For Esther Bentolila, the right mindset is the first step to success in fencing. "It is a lot like chess," said Bentolila, 14, who recently earned a gold medal at a national tournament in Columbus, Ohio, with a 15-10 victory over New Jersey's Casey...
  • Two Lincoln-Way students earn perfect ACT scores

    Two Lincoln-Way students earn perfect ACT scores
    Two Lincoln-Way High School District 210 students earned perfect 36 scores on the ACT, district officials announced. Brianna McKenna, a senior at Lincoln-Way East High school, achieved the mark, as did Lincoln-Way West High School senior Jacob...
  • 'Factory Man': how a Virginia furniture maker took on China

    Most people in business have a story about how China has changed their industry, how over the past 30 years it has upended supply chains and grabbed daunting market share. But very few have the sort of China story that John Bassett III has. One day in...
  • Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons

    Chicago looks to Israel for tech startup lessons
    The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse. His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...
  • ‘Arrow’ Season 3 trailer spotlights Oliver and Felicity, Brandon Routh

     
    The new trailer for Season 3 of “Arrow” has arrived, and the 90-second clip teases the possibility of real romance […]...
  • Regional Digest: Hartford Wins On Simms' Goal

    Junior forward Javoni Simms scored 1:13 into the game and the Hartford men's soccer team went on to defeat Villanova 1-0 Saturday night at Al-Marzook Field in West Hartford. Dribbling down the right sideline, Simms dodged a defender and sent a low shot...
  • State College Football Schedule

    The complete schedule of state college football games ... Sept. 6: Central Connecticut vs. Albany, 6 p.m.; Sacred Heart vs. Lafayette, 6 p.m.; New Haven vs. West Chester, 1 p.m.; Coast Guard vs. St. Lawrence, 1 p.m.; Southern Connecticut at Gannon,...
  • Harvest 'supermoon' to loom large in Monday night sky

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Sky watchers and others who spend time outdoors at night in the United States are in for a treat on Monday night in the form of an apparently larger-than-average, shinier full moon, the last of this summer's three "supermoons." A...
  • Google's Megan Smith recruited to a top federal post

    The White House on Thursday dug deeper into Silicon Valley's trove of technology experts by naming Google executive Megan Smith to become the government's chief technology officer and former Twitter lawyer Alexander Macgillivray as deputy chief technology...