| Jan 3, 2012
Travelers have experienced the hassles of airport security screening and troops are not immune.
"The only difference is that I don't have to take off my boots," Private William Dodd, who was getting on a flight at DFW Airport headed for training in...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:25 AM
In these dark days of government fiscal failures, unrelenting unemployment and ragged-ass recession, it's nice to know that some pols (Joe Lieberman and Chris Dodd, for example) apparently have more money than they know what to do with.
Dodd finished his...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 6:13 PM
The Orange Coast College Repertory Theatre will stage feminist monologues in observance of V-Day, a movement to fight violence against women and girls. Tickets cost $5 in advance and $7 at the door. For showtimes and more...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 12:58 PM
In a bid to open doors in China, Hollywood's new chief lobbyist simultaneously prodded and praised the country's creative community during his keynote speech at the Shanghai International Film Festival.
At Monday's event, Motion Picture Assn. of...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 10:37 AM
The Courant asked several key political figures how Sept. 11 unfolded for them. Former U.S. Christopher Dodd gave this account via written statement:
My memories of Sept. 11 and the days that followed are of powerfully mixed emotions. Our first daughter,...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 3:51 PM
President Barack Obama launched an onslaught against banks and Republicans on Thursday for working to block financial reform, using a populist tone amid public anger over Wall Street practices.
Obama, a Democrat who is fighting for re-election in 2012...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul is proposing to cut $1 trillion from the federal budget in his first year in office and eliminate five cabinet level federal departments if elected president.
The longtime congressman from Texas will unveil...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 8:18 PM
We cannot solve our nation's daunting problems with tedious repetition of half-truths, fabrications and discredited policies that held sway during a period of six years when Republicans had full control of both Congressional houses and the White House....
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Lindsey Pinkham, senior vice president and secretary of the Connecticut Bankers Association, scoffs at the idea that loads of pissed-off consumers will soon be switching their money out of giants like Bank of America to protest new fees.
He says he hasn&...
| May 27, 2012
| 11:49 AM
It seemed that everyone at the party was a millionaire.
In one corner was NBA basketball star Grant Hill. In another was Linda McMahon, who spent $50 million of her own money in 2010 in a race for the U.S. Senate. Nearby was David Einhorn, who made...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 12:45 PM
The Republicans having finished up their non-news national convention, it's the turn of the Democrats to generate their own non-news at a convention where everything's already been decided.
At least the GOP had the excitement (?) of a possible...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 6:39 PM
Virginia is set to hurl over a "fiscal cliff" on Jan. 1 if lawmakers in Washington cannot come up with a deal before then to stop nearly $500 billion in cuts in military spending put in place by last summer's deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling.