| Feb 15, 2013
| 5:19 PM
A political conservative turned liberal, lifelong Roman Catholic and world-class curmudgeon, Garry Wills has called President Barack Obama a disappointment and Pope Benedict XVI irrelevant — and that was before the pontiff announced his resignation....
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Mayor John DeStefano, an outspoken political survivor and the longest-serving leader in the city's history, smiled Tuesday as he reflected on his 10 terms leading the Elm City and seemed at peace with his decision against trying to make it to 11.
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Robert Sherwin was a little shocked by the stormy reaction to a study released in early January by his team of scientists at Yale University's School of Medicine. He shouldn't have been. Their report dropped smack in the middle of a nasty national...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
As winter has tightened its grip, it's natural to crave meals that bring comfort to both body and soul. In fact, research shows that eating certain foods that remind us of good times trigger happy thoughts and feelings of safety, love, homecoming and...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Remember “Impossible is Nothing,” the bloated video resume from Yale University student Aleksey Vayner that went viral in the worst way in 2006?
Wall Street turned Vayner into a laughingstock upon viewing him bench-pressing heavy weights,...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
For much of his life, Dannel Malloy has been an avid fan of hockey and rugby.
Both rough-and-tumble sports are highly physical and require quick movements, sharp elbows and fast decisions. A rugby player for 22 years, Malloy finally quit when his...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 7:24 AM
The new comedy "January Joiner" takes its title from those people who make New Year's resolutions to join a gym, eat healthier, and lose those holiday pounds. But the name has a disparaging subtext, implying these folks are destined to become "February...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Playwright Christopher Durang was injured in a fall in a concert production of "Kiss Me Kate" at Yale University in New Haven Saturday afternoon.
Durang, writer of "Beyond Therapy," "Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You," "The Marriage of...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 3:24 AM
Cindy Robinett, the choir director at the Sanctuary at St. Paul’s in South Bend, had to pass out Kleenex instead of sheet music at a recent rehearsal.
She and her St. Paul’s choir found out in a span of a few minutes that they had lost two...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Waynesboro music students to present concert
WAYNESBORO, Pa. — Several hundred Waynesboro Area School District music students will present the Music in our Schools concert Tuesday.
The concert begins at 7 p.m. in the performing arts center of...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Like many Connecticut residents who didn't matriculate at Yale, I know the university in bits and pieces — a lecture at the law school, a play at the Rep, a dinner at the Commons. I don't have a good sense of how the whole place fits together, yet...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:50 PM
The dying dwarf galaxy you see above, with a stream of fireballs trailing in its wake, is not big, but it is bright, and it is relatively nearby.
It's name is IC 3418 and you'll find it deep in the Virgo Cluster -- a mass of about 1,000 galaxies not...