| Jan 24, 2014
In early 2012, Aline Kominsky-Crumb traded her red hair, nose ring and reputation as the cartoonist wife of controversial underground artist Robert Crumb to become a familiar archetype in Miami: a beach-blond bombshell.
As a social experiment "for art's...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:15 AM
In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived.
The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Harvey Weinstein has won a bidding war for movie rights to Paul Tough's rescue story "A Speck in the Sea."
The story focused on lobster fisherman John Aldridge, who fell overboard in the Atlantic Ocean in the middle of the night, 40 miles from the Long...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:41 PM
WACO, Texas — It's not easy to stand tall in Texas when one of your guards is 5-8 and the other is 5-7.
It's not easy to stand tall in Texas when the other school has the best guard in the country and is hunting for an official's whistle every...
| Jan 8, 2014
"Todos aquí somos humanos
Qué más me da el color, la raza..."
Siendo una joven universitaria en Nueva York Colleen Kattau descubrió a Víctor Jara, el cantautor chileno fusilado en septiembre de 1973 por los seguidores del general Augusto Pinochet....
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Your favorite guitar player wishes he could play like Joe Satriani. Those righteous riffs you hear when Metallica is on the radio? Satriani taught that band's Kirk Hammett and many other metal greats, including Steve Vai and Larry LaLonde, to play.
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
NEW YORK — Veteran stock trader Alan Valdes remembers the excesses of Wall Street during the 1990s: fat paychecks, drugs after hours and lavish spending on flashy cars.
"The Wolf of Wall Street," Martin Scorsese's new portrayal of the notorious...
| Jan 5, 2014
August 1955 is hot, and wet.
On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut.
And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 9:31 AM
AMC released Saturday a new trailer for its Revolutionary War spy drama, "Turn," and announced the series will premiere at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 6.
Don’t let the period costumes fool you into thinking this is a quaint tale: The riveting 90-minute...
| Jan 9, 2014
Whizzing drills and pounding hammers have mostly replaced yelping sea lions these days at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center.
Staff and volunteers who help rehabilitate sick and injured pinnipeds were caring for only three sea lions the first week of...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:52 AM
The Tewaaraton Foundation has named former Navy lacrosse star and National Lacrosse Hall of Famer James C. "Jimmy" Lewis as the recipient of the fourth annual Tewaaraton Legends Award.
"Jimmy Lewis is a natural selection for the fourth Tewaaraton...