| Oct 2, 2012
James E. Burke
Johnson & Johnson CEO during Tylenol poisoning
James E. Burke, the former Johnson & Johnson chief executive whose leadership during the Tylenol poisoning scare of the 1980s became a model for corporate crisis management, died Friday in...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Since ancient times, surgeons have dreamed of transplanting healthy organs into patients disabled by disease and injury, but the human body's powerful immune system stymied all such attempts, leading many observers to conclude that the procedure was...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:03 PM
About five years ago, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky denounced USC's proposal to take control of the taxpayer-owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and its revenue.
"Some people on the board of trustees of the University of Southern California...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 7:35 PM
A deal to give USC control of the taxpayer-owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum promises the public a share of the money from Trojan football games and other events the school stages there.
But in big-time college sports, such a commitment is no...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Millions of Americans are buying tickets for Wednesday's $500 million Powerball lottery, and you'd think that would mean a big economic boost for the 43 states participating.
That's not a sure bet.
Americans spent $65.5 billion on lottery tickets in...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 1:19 PM
The NHL may be locked in a labor dispute, but we know we'll see hockey in Hartford this winter. The Whale's preseason schedule was announced Thursday and the first game is Oct. 3, when Connecticut hosts the Albany Devils in Cromwell.
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Florida junior Mike Zunino was named to the watch list for the Johnny Bench Award, which is is given to the nation's top catcher. Zunino was a finalist for the award last season after taking SEC Player of the Year honors. He continues to lead top-ranked...
| Aug 23, 2010
As summer winds down, another new school year brings fresh notebooks, sharp pencils and — for many kids — a new cycle of sleep deprivation.
With classes that start as early as 7 a.m. and buses that pull up long before sunrise, some 80% of...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 9:33 PM
BASKETBALL LEGEND: The Knicks participated in a special lottery where they nearly drafted Bob Cousy! STATUS: True. Fans of the NBA are quite familiar with the story of the first NBA draft lottery, which was also one of the greatest......
| Jul 3, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Although Michelle Zimmerman serves as captain of Tolland High School's tennis team, her favorite playing partners aren't her teammates. She and a friend started "ACE Tennis," a program for special needs students.
Community service is one of Zimmerman's...
| May 5, 2009
Marilyn French, a writer and feminist scholar whose provocative 1977 novel "The Women's Room" captured the frustration and fury of a generation of women fed up with society's traditional conceptions of their roles, died Saturday at a hospital in New...
| Jun 1, 2008
On a Sunday afternoon in March 1970, Dr. George Reardon photographed me in degrading, sexually provocative poses in his office at St. Francis Hospital.
It was just another day for the doctor. Afterward, he stopped at Arthur Drug on Farmington Avenue...