| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:31 AM
A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, facing trial on charges of obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts, recognized the man the FBI was seeking hours before he was publicly identified, an agent testified on Tuesday.
Sara Wood of...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:53 AM
A U.S. jury on Monday found a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts by removing a backpack containing fireworks shells from the suspect's dorm room.
The friend, Kazakh exchange...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Who needs important facts about food when you can spend your time with the weird stuff? For example:
BOY, OH BOY!
Perhaps, like me, you believed that Chef Boy-Ar-Dee was similar to Betty Crocker, a fictional figure created by an advertising firm....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Once more onto the high wire of race for President Obama, once more because a young black man had been shot dead on an American street.
On Tuesday, Obama offered a deliberately worded plea for peace in Ferguson, Mo., where nights of unrest have followed...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:59 PM
FARMINGTON — Cynthia Burbank Godfrey, a longtime coach at Miss Porter's School, who helped create the Alison Gill Lodge shelter for young women, died on June 25. She was 76.
Cynthia Godfrey was born in 1937 and grew up in Boston.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Amgen said Tuesday it will close its operations in Seattle and Bothell, Wash., as well as those in Boulder and Longmont, Colo., as part of a companywide retrenchment that includes more than 2,400 job cuts.
The biotechnology giant, based in Thousand Oaks,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Last season's Off Broadway hit "Fun Home" has found its home on Broadway, where the well-received musical will open at Circle in the Square in April.
With music by Jeanine Tesori ("Violet") and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron ("Well"), the production...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The lawyer for a man charged with obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing denied on Monday that his client removed a laptop and backpack containing fireworks from the bombing suspect's dorm room three days after the deadly attack....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The New London school board Monday postponed a vote to approve a contract for Terrence P. Carter as its new schools superintendent after The Courant disclosed that Carter has been calling himself "doctor" and "Ph.D." for more than five years on the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
At nearly every Baltimore County school board meeting for the past decade, Dr. Bash Pharoan has testified for his allotted three minutes about a single issue: the calendar.
The Muslim physician, whose children attended county schools, wants the school...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Facebook acquired virtual reality headset developer Oculus VR for $2 billion in March, many in the tech industry lauded the move as heralding the next generation in computer gaming.
The potential of Oculus' Rift goggles is tantalizing —...