| Feb 21, 2015
| 3:53 PM
David Morris said he was doomed from the moment the young infantryman he was riding with in an Army Humvee asked if he’d ever been blown up. He hadn’t — yet.
The question was a curse according to “grunt logic” — or...
| Feb 24, 2015
An engine room explosion causes the 147-foot Catalina excursion vessel Carib Star to begin sinking at its dock in San Pedro....
| Feb 20, 2015
| 2:55 PM
Islamic State militants unleashed suicide bombings Friday in eastern Libya, killing at least 40 people in what the group said was retaliation for Egyptian airstrikes against the extremists' aggressive new branch in North Africa.
The bombings in the town...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 5:54 PM
In his long and sometimes stormy career as a journalist and cable-news pundit, Bill O'Reilly has occasionally mentioned his exploits in conflict zones around the world. "I've been there," he once said. "That's really what separates me from most of these...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 1:55 PM
HAMDEN — An 18-year-old student was charged with a bomb threat that led to the evacuation of Hamden High School Friday morning, police said.
Police communications staff received the threat about 8:30 a.m., Capt. Ronald Smith said. School...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 9:10 AM
Just over a month before an election that militants from Boko Haram have vowed to disrupt, suicide bombers killed dozens of people Tuesday in two attacks on buses in northern Nigeria.
A morning blast in the northeastern town of Potiskum and afternoon...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 8:15 AM
A massive blast outside police headquarters in the Pakistani city of Lahore killed at least five people Tuesday in the latest attack claimed by a militant organization under assault by government forces.
A faction of the Pakistani Taliban said it was...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 12:45 PM
SIMSBURY — After-school activities at Simsbury High School were briefly postponed Wednesday after a bomb threat was discovered in a bathroom, school officials said.
The threat was discovered shortly before the school's normal dismissal time at 2:10...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 4:21 PM
BARKHAMSTED — One occupant of a car that veered off West River Road and into a river Wednesday afternoon has died, according to state police.
The accident happened about 1:10 p.m. in the Riverton section of town, Trooper Kelly Grant said. The car...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:28 PM
In 2006, Ahmed Rehab, then communications director and now head of the Chicago Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and I engaged in an online dialogue sparked by the controversy over the violent response in the Muslim world to the...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 1:08 PM
A diverse array of Muslim religious and political leaders have issued condemnations of the Paris massacre at the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine ahead of vigils planned here Sunday to mourn the victims.
Lebanon’s Sunni Muslim religious leader,...