| May 16, 2014
| 7:36 AM
Jeb Stuart Magruder, the former White House aide who served seven months in prison for his role in the Watergate scandal that forced Richard Nixon to resign from the presidency in 1974, has died. He was 79.
Magruder, a retired Presbyterian minister,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:05 AM
There are several reasons why Mark Elder has placed so high on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MVP list during the more than three decades he has been appearing here intermittently as a podium guest. One reason seems primary: The British...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:04 AM
It began three decades ago as a small local competition designed to encourage Chinese music students to learn Chinese repertory along with the Western classical works their teachers were drumming into their young heads. Since then, it has grown into a...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns as Second Amendment advocates attack supporters, predictably. But Democrats are also using the issue as a weapon against anyone who hints at...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Easter is a holiday of hope. It was on Easter Sunday 75 years ago that Marian Anderson, whose grandfather had been a slave, sowed hope in the heart of the nation with her legendary performance.
The famed contralto sang "America" on the steps of the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Ashley Dunn was named assistant managing editor in charge of California news in March 2011. He oversees the Los Angeles Times' largest group of editors and reporters, who cover the length and breadth of the state. The staff has won numerous awards,...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:05 PM
A 17-year-old girl was shot in the head during a robbery in Reisterstown Thursday, Baltimore County police said.
Officers responded around 4:25 p.m. to the 11700 block of Terrytown Dr., where the shooting happened. The victim was taken to Sinai hospital...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Occupation: Mayor of Danbury
Background: A product of Connecticut public schools and state universities, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is running as a "blue-collar" Republican who says he understands the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:20 AM
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Outside of Criollisimo Restaurant on Arch Street in New Britain, on a sandwich board advertising the specials of the day, the magic word, "Morcilla," could be seen down the sidewalk. Inside, waiting at the counter was Diane Alverio, publisher of the...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:34 PM
With an "I'm in" message emailed to supporters Friday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced his candidacy for a second term after a meeting of the State Bond Commission.
Everyone, of course, has assumed Mr. Malloy would seek re-election with Lt. Gov. Nancy...