| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:00 AM
1619: 20 black indentured servants arrive at Jamestown, Va.
1620: Pilgrims land at Plymouth, Mass.
1640-1680: Beginning of large-scale African slave labor in the British Caribbean for sugar production.
1650: Connecticut becomes second American...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:58 PM
The struggle of the artist is a story we've heard many times before. After all, not everyone can be successful. The world of the musically gifted is limited, and rightfully so - it is reserved solely for true talent.
Meet Michael Brun, a 21-...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:50 PM
A few days ago I mentioned the Peace on Earth Film Festival to someone whose eyes glazed over so fast I might as well have said I was planning to stare at the wall for the next hour.
Who doesn't like peace? Honestly, now.
And yet there's something...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When photographer Michael Laughlin was shot and wounded 10 years ago today while on assignment for the Sun Sentinel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, he could not have imagined the impact those gunshots would have.
Hit three times – in the shoulder, the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Better known for producing third-world poverty and political mayhem - as well as a world-class rum - the Western Hemisphere's least developed country has made a surprising entry into the high-tech world with its own Android tablet.
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:05 AM
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This spring’s National Football League draft will tell us who the most prized college players are. It’s thought to be a good year for quarterbacks.
College and university talent...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black."
Among the scripted...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:06 PM
Winter Park 4, Cypress Creek 0
Buzz: Conner Hogue pitched 6 innings with 6 strikeouts for Winter Park (19-4). Michael Bulmer went 2-for-2 with a double, run and an RBI. Cypress Creek is 8-14.
First Academy 3,
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Cities have always been gateways, places where immigrants could get a toehold in America and start up the ladder. That has been true in Hartford for 300 years, and it still is. Consider 17-year-old Woodlyn Joachim.
She grew up in Haiti. Four years ago,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:30 PM
In the story collection "Karate Chop," Dorthe Nors illuminates an ominous world of disconnected people trying to make sense of their dislocation.
Among these micro-transmissions of self-preservation is the standout, "The Wadden Sea," in which a young...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Lake Highland 7, Cornerstone Charter 0
Buzz: Mary Baumann went 3-for-4 with a double and 3 runs for Lake Highland. Lauren Qualters went 2-for-3 with a double, a run and 3 RBIs for the Highlanders (3-0).
Foundation Academy 17,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:26 AM
After years of underground toil, local hip hop artist Psalm One (nee Cristalle Bowen) is liberating herself. This week she releases "Hug Life," her first full-length album under her Hologram Kizzie moniker. The young MC is also trying out new, more pop...