| May 3, 2012
| 12:35 PM
When Pennsylvania Republican Gov. Tom Corbett repeated this week his suggestion that women could opt not to watch the ultrasound screen if the procedure became mandatory for all pregnant women, the Democrats pounced. The Obama campaign quickly sought to...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Halloween is right around the corner. Zombies, werewolves, ghosts, witches and vampires rule the land for the next couple weeks. If you've found yourself wondering why we care about spooky creatures this time of year, perhaps you should attend Dr. Brendan...
| May 4, 2012
| 11:13 AM
1) Yale University
Michael Morand often visits the Advocate offices to receive Best of New Haven honors for Best University. Yale has won many times, and Morand has accepted it under many different titles. He's just become Yale's Deputy Chief...
| May 5, 2012
| 3:41 PM
President Barack Obama formally opened his re-election bid Saturday with two rallies in which he highlighted accomplishments over his three and a half years in the White House and argued that America can't afford to adopt Republicans' "bad ideas."
| May 6, 2012
| 6:34 AM
President Barack Obama used the first official rally of his re-election bid to highlight the accomplishments made during his three and a half years in the White House, and to make a case for a second term in office.
"We are making progress and now we...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:08 AM
On the morning after The Morning Call/Muhlenberg College released a poll showing the margins in the presidential and U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania in the low single digits, a second independent university pollster came out with similar results....
| Nov 4, 2012
In his 2008 "A More Perfect Union" speech, presidential candidate Barack Obama declared, "Race is an issue that I believe this nation cannot afford to ignore right now." Then he tried his best to ignore it.
At least in public, that is. It says a lot...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Travel back to 1963 Ireland this week as Quinnipiac University Theater for Community performs Patricia Burke Brogan's play Eclipsed. The play takes you inside one of the Magdalene laundries where unmarried pregnant women were forced into labor (and we...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 8:20 PM
William Tucker of Hampton beams with pride when he talks about meeting President Barack Obama last month when the president made a campaign stop in Hampton.
Tucker, 83, a veteran of three wars who has also been the head of the state longshoremen's union,...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Most states are lucky to have one theater that's won the Tony Award for Best Regional Theater. Connecticut has five, and two of them are in New Haven.
The Yale Repertory Theatre [1120 Chapel St., New Haven; (203) 432-1234, yalerep.org], right downtown on...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:46 AM
A new statewide poll puts Gov. Bob McDonnell's job approval rating at 53 percent, matching the lowest number of his term.
The Quinnipiac University survey of 1,282 registered voters from Thursday through Monday has seen the popularity of the Republican...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:12 AM
— The new home of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut has a roof of several arches, like a row of miniature Quonset huts, to reflect interior light.
On two sides of the building, floor-to-ceiling windows flood the interior with...