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  • Equality's struggles

    Equality's struggles
    This was the promise: No longer would African-Americans be forced to pick up their meals from the back door of restaurants. No longer would they need to fear being unable to find lodgings on their way home from a trip. And no longer would those who...
  • Storms bring tornado warnings, golf ball-size hail

    Storms bring tornado warnings, golf ball-size hail
    A line of potent storms prompted at least two tornado warnings in Maryland and dropped hail as large as golf balls Thursday afternoon. One tornado warning was issued after 4 p.m. in the Annapolis area, with a storm showing rotation on radar moving across...
  • Miles sin energía después de tormentas severas

    Miles sin energía después de tormentas severas
    Una tormenta que sopló por las partes occidentales y meridionales del estado el martes dejó a miles de clientes sin energía, con carreteras cerradas, árboles caídos e inundaciones. Más de 8,000 clientes de CL&P estaban aun sin electricidad, en su...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Napier Checks Another Off List With Graduation

    Jeff Jacobs: Napier Checks Another Off List With Graduation
    STORRS — Astronaut and UConn alum Rick Mastracchio is making news for delivering Saturday's graduation address to the UConn school of engineering from the International Space Station. But let's be honest. If Shabazz Napier space-bombed the video,...
  • Welder's sparks caused Boston fire that killed 2 firefighters

    BOSTON -- The fire that killed two firefighters as it burned through a brownstone in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood was caused by welders working at the back of a neighboring building, the Boston Fire Department said Friday. Welders were working...
  • A solemn moment of silence, bells toll 1 year after Boston bombings

    BOSTON -- At 2:49 p.m. exactly Tuesday, Boston observed a moment of silence to commemorate the minute the first bomb exploded a year ago at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. A solemn bell tolled in drizzling rain, a choir sang the national anthem...
  • PASSINGS: Louise Brough Clapp, Richard Bull, Michael Filerman

    Louise Brough Clapp Top-ranked tennis player of the 1940s, '50s Louise Brough Clapp, 90, a former top-ranked tennis player who learned the game on Beverly Hills' Roxbury Park courts and went on to win 35 major tournament titles in the 1940s and '50s,...
  • Q&A With "Sex And The City" Writer, Candace Bushnell

    Q&A With "Sex And The City" Writer, Candace Bushnell
    When it comes to romance, who would know better than author/columnist Candace Bushnell, who brought us the love, money and status tribulations of hip New Yorker Carrie Bradshaw and friends in her best-selling novelturned-hit-TV show and movies, “Sex...
  • With '#Sandy,' photographers phone it in

    Last October, as Hurricane Sandy was approaching the Eastern Seaboard, photographer Benjamin Lowy, on assignment for Time magazine, ventured out to Coney Island to capture the swells coming in from the surge. A man had waded into the crashing waves,...
  • Chris Kattan of 'SNL' fame arrested on suspicion of DUI on the 101

    Chris Kattan of 'SNL' fame arrested on suspicion of DUI on the 101
    Comedic actor Chris Kattan was arrested in the early morning hours Monday on suspicion of DUI after allegedly hitting a Caltrans truck on the 101 Freeway in Encino, L.A. Now reports. The "Saturday Night Live" and "A Night at the Roxbury" alum, 43, drove...
  • Berlin: Benicio Del Toro's 'Paradise Lost' Gets North American Distribution

    Radius-TWC has acquired North American rights to "Paradise Lost," starring Benicio Del Toro as drug kingpin Pablo Escobar. The deal was closed at the European Film Market at Berlin. Radius plans a release later this year. Andrea Di Stefano directed in...