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  • Marian Shriver McSherry

    Marian Shriver McSherry
    Marian Shriver McSherry, long-time devotee of Maryland's Catholic aristocracy and mother of 12 children, died on July 24 of breast cancer at her home in Frederick. She was 85. A second cousin of R. Sargent Shriver, Marian Macsherry was born in...
  • 'Hog butcher for the world'

    'Hog butcher for the world'
    The shuttering of the Union Stock Yard and Transit Co. on July 30, 1971, didn't mark the end of Chicago's role as "hog butcher for the world." That came a year earlier, when "hog alley" closed, a victim of the stockyards' long descent from years of...
  • 4 Children, Grandmother Killed In Tragic NJ House Fire

    4 Children, Grandmother Killed In Tragic NJ House Fire
    A grandmother and four children were killed Thursday in an early morning house fire in South Plainsfield, New Jersey, officials said. According to authorities, nine people were inside the two-family house, located at 1407-1409 Clinton Avenue at the...
  • Firefighters climb stairs in memory of fallen brothers

    Firefighters climb stairs in memory of fallen brothers
    The lobby of the Hilton Baltimore Hotel was filled Thursday with firefighters, many of them in full turnout gear. But they were not on their way to fight a blaze; they were there to pay tribute to their fallen brethren. They would each ascend the hotel'...
  • Connecticut Favorites

    Republican John McCain and Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton hold double-digit leads among likely voters in the Connecticut presidential primaries on Feb. 5, according to a poll commissioned by The Courant. McCain's rise is a dramatic turn in a state where...
  • The Dilemma Of Gender And Race

    The Dilemma Of Gender And Race
    As a longtime Connecticut Democrat, Emily Zimmerman has seen the ascent of many more women than blacks to statewide political office — members of Congress, governors and other elected leaders. Still, the 56-year-old Bridgeport resident is firm in...
  • Poll: McCain falls behind with GOP voters

    Poll: McCain falls behind with GOP voters
    WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain, once considered the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, has fallen to third place in a new Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg poll, and is running behind Fred Thompson, an actor and former senator who has...
  • Iowa Democrats look to pick a winner

    As the front-running Democratic presidential hopefuls barnstorm this snowy state in the final days before the caucuses, Barack Obama, Hillary Rodham Clinton and John Edwards agree on at least one thing: Voters should choose the candidate who will be...
  • Romney launches Super Tuesday ad barrage

    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney launched a multimillion-dollar purchase of television ads Thursday, in a last-ditch effort to remain competitive with GOP presidential front-runner John McCain in the Super Tuesday contests. Sources familiar with...
  • In Iowa debate, Democrats rip policy on Iran

    Democratic presidential candidates teamed up during a National Public Radio debate here Tuesday to blast the Bush administration over its policy toward Iran, arguing that a new intelligence assessment proves that the administration has needlessly...
  • Clinton manages to defeat 'uncommitted'

    A Democratic primary in which no one campaigned dampened turnout here Tuesday, giving Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York a victory that probably wouldn't affect the party's presidential nomination. Clinton was the only major Democratic candidate...