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  • Who's Got Hartford's Missing $669,997?

    Who's Got Hartford's Missing $669,997?
    Nine students from High School Inc., Hartford's Insurance and Finance Academy, traveled to New York on Sept. 18 to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange — a reward for having the highest scores on Connecticut Academic Performance Test. Congratulations to them and their teachers and parents.
  • 'Manakamana' an absorbing, voyeuristic portrait of humanity

     'Manakamana' an absorbing, voyeuristic portrait of humanity
    Cultural opponents of fast food started a successful slow food movement several years back, and if there is ever a parallel slow documentary trend, the fascinating "Manakamana" could be classified as Exhibit A. Observational with a vengeance, more an...

    'Girl Rising': Documentary's message obvious and important ★★ 1/2

    'Girl Rising': Documentary's message obvious and important ★★ 1/2
    From Sierra Leone, from Peru, from Nepal and elsewhere, the nine lives at the heart of "Girl Rising" are impossible to ignore. This consciousness-raising documentary from filmmaker Richard E. Robbins risks making the harsh conditions these girls have...

    Pictures in the News | Nov. 19, 2013

    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, survivors in Tacloban, Philippines continue to dig out from the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan, which ripped through the country on Nov. 9. It has been described as one of the most powerful typhoons to hit land, leaving...

    Big Bear Lake's Jordan Romero, 13, becomes youngest person to scale Mt. Everest

    Jordan Romero, a 13-year-old from Big Bear Lake, Calif., has become the youngest person to scale Mt. Everest, the world's tallest peak. The eighth-grader's contingent confirmed by satellite phone on Saturday (Himalayan time) that his climbing group, which...