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  • Feds Should Expedite Green Cards For Spouses Denied Under DOMA

    One of the many cruelties visited upon same-sex couples by the federal Defense of Marriage Act was the now-gutted law's harsh treatment of bi-national couples. It forbade U.S. citizens from sponsoring their same-sex spouses for green cards, even if they...
  • Lack Of Legal Aid Undercuts Promise Of Equal Justice

    Fifty years ago, in Gideon v. Wainwright, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution guarantees any person faced with the loss of liberty the right of counsel. In writing for the majority, Chief Justice Earl Warren noted that criminal litigation...
  • Bird-Killing Ban Launched Wildlife Protection A Century Ago

    At the beginning of the 20th century, ladies' hats with large feathers — some with entire stuffed birds — were all the rage. Killing birds for their plumage was common. The fad was good news for milliners and the fashion-conscious, but...
  • Lanza's Violent Video Game Play Overblown

    The tragic shooting last year in Newtown horrified the nation. Rumors flew that the shooter, 20-year-old Adam Lanza, was obsessed with violent video games such as "Call of Duty." Debates about such games ensued, despite little official information on...
  • March On Washington Was Day To Remember — And Relive

    March On Washington Was Day To Remember — And Relive
    On the night of Aug. 27, 1963, I boarded a bus in Boston for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The passengers — two-thirds African American and one-third white — were mostly strangers to one another. I, a white Harvard graduate...
  • Court Must Weigh Big Money Influence

    The conservative Roberts court may soon take another step in rolling back longstanding limits on the corrupting influence of money in politics. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday for McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. The case...
  • Judge Orders New Trial For Skakel In 1975 Moxley Murder

    In a long and biting decision, a state judge on Wednesday set aside Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder conviction and ordered his retrial in the 1975 death of Greenwich teenager Martha Moxley because of the glaring ineffectiveness of Skakel's original...
  • Public Campaign Finance Good For Hartford

    Hartford voters can change city politics for generations on Tuesday, Election Day, by voting yes on the charter revision question seeking municipal public campaign financing. Adopting Question 2 — approved by the Charter Revision Commission and...
  • A TIMELINE: 20 Years Running New Haven

    A TIMELINE: 20 Years Running New Haven
    November 1993: Having lost to him in a Democratic primary in 1989, DeStefano defeats incumbent John Daniels to become the 49th mayor of New Haven. 1993: Rick Levin named President of Yale. Together DeStefano and Levin foster unprecedented cordial town/...
  • Daughter Unravels George Wallace's Legacy

    Peggy Wallace Kennedy — daughter of reviled and revered civil rights antagonist George Wallace — recently told a packed audience at Central Connecticut State University that she didn't view the former Alabama governor as a racist. Instead,...
  • Prayers at government meetings?

    Prayers at government meetings?
    The U.S. Supreme Court heard an appeal Wednesday of a lower court ruling that barred a town government in New York state from opening its meetings with a Christian prayer. In the past, the Supreme Court has upheld invocations to God but hasn't cleared the...
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  • Red Sox 2, Twins 1 (10 innings)

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Red Sox 2, Twins 1 (10 innings) BOSTON -- Just like that, the dormant Boston Red Sox woke up. Just in time. David Ortiz and Mike Napoli hit one-out back-to-back home runs off right-hander Casey...
  • Red Sox's Tazawa endures rare rough patch

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- The normally reliable Junichi Tazawa had a rough weekend for the Red Sox. The right-handed reliever came on with the bases loaded and two out in the seventh inning of a 2-2...
  • Workman, Red Sox blank Orioles

    The Sports Xchange By Todd Karpovich, The Sports Xchange Workman, Red Sox blank Orioles BALTIMORE -- A particularly wet spring got Boston right-hander Brandon Workman used to rain delays. When he had to endure two interruptions Tuesday night in...
  • Red Sox 1, Orioles 0

    The Sports Xchange By Todd Karpovich, The Sports Xchange Red Sox 1, Orioles 0 BALTIMORE -- Boston right-hander Brandon Workman allowed just one hit over 6 2/3 innings and Mike Napoli knocked in the game's only run with a single in the third as the...
  • Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez working on more 'aggressive' mechanics

    Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez working on more 'aggressive' mechanics
    BOSTON — Since his last start a week ago, Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez has made several visits to the team’s video room, trying to figure out why he’s struggled in his first three starts as an Oriole. A day after allowing five...
  • After confrontation, Red Sox have last word in crucial 7th inning of 4-2 win vs. Orioles

    After confrontation, Red Sox have last word in crucial 7th inning of 4-2 win vs. Orioles
    BOSTON — Whether the Orioles’ dust-up with the Boston Red Sox on Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park galvanizes their clubhouse remains to be seen over the course of a season still in its infancy. Regardless, the dugout-emptying...
  • Saturday morning thoughts on Jonathan Schoop, Chris Tillman and more

    Saturday morning thoughts on Jonathan Schoop, Chris Tillman and more
    Orioles rookie infielder Jonathan Schoop is starting to find his comfort zone at the plate, as was indicated by his four-hit game in the Orioles’ 8-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. Schoop, who began the season with just two hits in...
  • How the Orioles fared through two games in seasons in which they made the playoffs

    How the Orioles fared through two games in seasons in which they made the playoffs
    The Orioles play the Boston Red Sox in the third game of the season tonight at Camden Yards. Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen is scheduled to pitch against Red Sox left-hander Felix Doubront, and first pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. How does this year's...
  • Near-misses, hot-hitting Red Sox foil Orioles in 4-3 series-ending loss

    Near-misses, hot-hitting Red Sox foil Orioles in 4-3 series-ending loss
    The Orioles had plenty of time to digest their 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards on Thursday night. After dropping two of three to the defending World Series champions to open the season, they lingered in the home clubhouse, waiting to...
  • David Ortiz's move complicates things for Red Sox

    ST. LOUIS — Pitching aside, Boston's margin for error in the next three games of the World Series could be razor thin. Because the Red Sox are one of the few teams that use one player — David Ortiz — exclusively as the designated...
  • World Series matchup: Breaking down Cardinals vs. Red Sox

    World Series matchup: Breaking down Cardinals vs. Red Sox
    St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox SCHEDULE Game 1: Wednesday, 5 p.m. St. Louis (Wainwright, 19-9, 2.94) at Boston (Lester, 15-8, 3.75) Game 2: Thursday, 5 p.m St. Louis (Wacha, 4-1, 2.78) at Boston (Lackey, 10-13, 3.52) Game 3: Saturday,...