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  • Jim Himes Defeats Christopher Shays In 4th District

    Democrat Jim Himes rode history and Barack Obama's coattails to victory Tuesday in the 4th Congressional District, unseating Christopher Shays. For the first time since the founding of the GOP in 1854, New England will be without a Republican in the U.S....
  • In West Hartford, Students Learning To Be 'Citizens Of The World'

    A wall of clocks inside the Charter Oak International Academy shows the local time for West Hartford, Puerto Rico, Hanoi, Nairobi and Kolkata, India. In the main office, T-shirts are sold with the school emblem on front and "Citizen of the World" printed...
  • Greener Way To Clean

    The air is smelling greener for Connecticut cleaning products manufacturers, as new state and municipal regulations create more demand for environmentally friendly cleaners. But as one fast-growing company has discovered, the price of all that green...
  • Lara Spencer trades vintage country for Hollywood modern

    Lara Spencer trades vintage country  for Hollywood modern
    Lara Spencer and David Haffenreffer traded more than time zones last year when they moved from Greenwich, Conn., to Beverly Hills. They crossed architectural decades. Spencer, host of "The Insider" celebrity news show on CBS, and her husband, a former CNN...
  • Elin Brekke Vanderlip dies at 90; grande dame of the Palos Verdes Peninsula

    Elin Brekke Vanderlip dies at 90; grande dame of the Palos Verdes Peninsula
    Elin Brekke Vanderlip, the Norwegian-born grande dame of the Palos Verdes Peninsula and founder of a Los Angeles group that raised millions of dollars to help rescue France's cultural riches, has died. She was 90. Vanderlip, who was a member of the...
  • Ken Ober dies at 52; host of MTV's 'Remote Control' game show

    Ken Ober dies at 52; host of MTV's 'Remote Control' game show
    Ken Ober, a comedian and actor who as host of MTV's "Remote Control" in the 1980s guided the raucous question-and-answer trivia contests on the irreverent cable TV game show, was found dead Sunday at his home in Santa Monica. He was 52. Lee Kernis of...
  • Dr. William Close dies at 84; physician played a key role in stopping the Ebola virus

    Dr. William Close dies at 84; physician played a key role in stopping the Ebola virus
    Dr. William Close, a self-proclaimed country doctor who became the personal physician of Zairian President Mobutu Sese Seko and played a key role in halting the 1976 outbreak of the lethal Ebola virus that terrified Zaire and surrounding countries, has...
  • Tommy Hilfiger's Greenwich, Conn., house

    Tommy Hilfiger is never in one place for more than four days or so. It's partly because he's always traveling—promoting his collections of American sportswear and accessories, and his book, "Iconic America" (Universe, 350 pages, $60). At noon on...
  • Meet the 'Top Design 2' Contestants

    "Top Design" has gotten a makeover with 13 new contestants and a new host. Bravo's "Top Design" returns for its second season with a baker's dozen of competitors and a new host, India Hicks, on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Hicks was a popular...
  • Ballots are in the mail, but is Oscar stuck in limbo?

    Ballots are in the mail, but is Oscar stuck in limbo?
    Awards ballots are in the mail to Oscar, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild voters this week, but bigger questions remain in this baffling year. Will anyone even be able to watch the Globe and Oscar results on television because of the writers strike?...
  • Recession fears whack stocks

    Will the third time be a charm -- or a bust? The stock market, slammed Friday by recession fears after a dismal jobs report, is suffering through its third major decline since July. Key indexes closed either near or below their levels in November, which...
  • Investors make some green by going green

    For many of the country's top investors, going green equals green. "We think we're going to get paid best by supporting the best environmental solution," Martin Whittaker, director of environmental finance strategy for MissionPoint Capital Partners, a...