| Aug 19, 2010
| 6:17 PM
It's been a roller-coaster ride — and not the fun kind — for same-sex couples in California who want to tie the knot.
First there was the nail-biting trial over Proposition 8, the constitutional amendment approved by a narrow majority of...
| Aug 21, 2010
| 2:02 PM
The state of Pennsylvania is well-represented in the preseason college football rankings. Penn State is #19 and Pitt is #15. Alabama is number 1.
1 Alabama (54) 0-0 1491 1 2 Ohio State (3) 0-0 1400 5 3 Boise State (1) 0-0 1336 4 4...
| Aug 27, 2010
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From George Washington, who had traveled through the area on more than one occasion, and to commemorate the fact that it was the first town in Connecticut to be incorporated after the signing of the Declaration of Independence....
| Sep 3, 2010
| 9:22 AM
Admission and seating is on a first come, first serve basis, and possession of passes does not guarantee admission to the premiere. Winners and guests should arrive early in order to ensure admission.
| Sep 9, 2010
| 3:58 AM
The Land of Nod recalls toy vegetables due to laceration hazard.
About 2,100 "Play With Your Veggies" toys are being pulled because the metal wire in the toy asparagus can become exposed, posing a laceration hazard to children.
This recall involves...
| Feb 27, 2011
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 3:14 PM
A soldier with connections to the state was killed Monday after serving for eight months in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.
U.S. Army Spc. David R. Fahey Jr., 23, was killed in action on Feb. 28 in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 11:49 AM
First Lady Michelle Obama came to Connecticut today to stump for both Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal and her husband, President Obama.
She devoted a large part of her 20-minute speech to addressing the expectations of the partisan...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 6:34 AM
The fight for same sex marriage equality in New York has come down to one day, and one vote. Monday is the last day in Albany's legislative session before summer recess, and Governor Andrew Cuomo is pressuring lawmakers to pass the bill legalizing same-...
| Jun 22, 2011
Emmy-winning TV writer
Burt Styler, 86, an Emmy-winning TV writer who had a long association with Bob Hope, died of heart failure June 13 at Providence Tarzana Medical Center, his family said.
Styler won an Emmy in 1972 for an episode of...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 2:54 PM
Demetrius James Dukas, a world-renowned Byzantine iconographer who decorated churches with mosaics and paintings in the United States and abroad, died June 17 from complications of an infection at his home in Bowie. He was 83.
The son of Greek...