| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:30 AM
What might be the most unorthodox team in the 2013 Solar Decathlon comes from Middlebury College in Vermont. The institution with about 2,500 students doesn't have graduate programs, so no engineering or architecture school, and all of its team members...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:50 PM
The 2013 Solar Decathlon shifted into high gear at the Great Park in Orange County on Thursday, and while most of the 20 teams were accelerating efforts to finish their eco-friendly house of the future in the next six days, the combined Southern...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:11 PM
The Trinity football team plays Saturday at Tufts, and there's a good chance the Bantams will easily move to 4-0. Tufts hasn't won a game since the 2010 season opener and Trinity has won 13 in a row in the series.
The next Saturday, Oct. 19, Trinity...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:47 AM
The University of Nevada Las Vegas won the market appeal contest Thursday at the 2013 Solar Decathlon, edging out Vienna University of Technology, Stanford and Czech Technical University in one key phase of the 19-team competition to build the sustainable...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:11 PM
The Czech Republic entry in the 2013 Solar Decathlon won the architecture portion of the 19-team university competition Friday, but as the event sped toward its conclusion Sunday at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, a team of students from Austria...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Twenty-seven people, including 20 children, are dead after a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Another person was found dead at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, sources told The Courant.
The shootings at the school took place in two rooms, one of...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:45 PM
If you read the top news headlines online the day after a government contractor shot and killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard, you had to scroll down before you hit a story about the event.
Thirteen dead, including the gunman, making it one of...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Leaves already are changing color north of Chicago, so it's time to plan your fall leaf-hunting getaway. We've come up with some of the most scenic autumn areas within roughly 180 miles of Chicago, so it can be a day trip, or you can make a weekend of it....
| Sep 15, 2013
When it comes to pirate tourism Connecticut often gets robbed of its fair share of the booty.
Sure, pirate activity in the Caribbean has inspired the Disney ride and a billion dollar film franchise, and the famous Blackbeard spent his later years...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:27 PM
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The California Institute of the Arts launched its literary journal Black Clock in 2004 with pieces by some of the best writers of the moment: David Foster Wallace, Jonathan Lethem, Aimee Bender...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:57 AM
UC Berkeley is again the highest-ranked public university in closely watched university rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report.
Berkeley tied with Georgetown for 20th among national universities overall, despite some scoring changes...