| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Each day, the New London school board's special investigation into Terrence P. Carter's background has more ground to cover – as it emerged Tuesday that portions of his application essay for city school superintendent job were identical with the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:31 AM
A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, facing trial on charges of obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts, recognized the man the FBI was seeking hours before he was publicly identified, an agent testified on Tuesday.
Sara Wood of...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:53 AM
A U.S. jury on Monday found a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts by removing a backpack containing fireworks shells from the suspect's dorm room.
The friend, Kazakh exchange...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:59 PM
FARMINGTON — Cynthia Burbank Godfrey, a longtime coach at Miss Porter's School, who helped create the Alison Gill Lodge shelter for young women, died on June 25. She was 76.
Cynthia Godfrey was born in 1937 and grew up in Boston.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Amgen said Tuesday it will close its operations in Seattle and Bothell, Wash., as well as those in Boulder and Longmont, Colo., as part of a companywide retrenchment that includes more than 2,400 job cuts.
The biotechnology giant, based in Thousand Oaks,...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The lawyer for a man charged with obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing denied on Monday that his client removed a laptop and backpack containing fireworks from the bombing suspect's dorm room three days after the deadly attack....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The New London school board Monday postponed a vote to approve a contract for Terrence P. Carter as its new schools superintendent after The Courant disclosed that Carter has been calling himself "doctor" and "Ph.D." for more than five years on the...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Facebook acquired virtual reality headset developer Oculus VR for $2 billion in March, many in the tech industry lauded the move as heralding the next generation in computer gaming.
The potential of Oculus' Rift goggles is tantalizing —...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Who needs important facts about food when you can spend your time with the weird stuff? For example:
BOY, OH BOY!
Perhaps, like me, you believed that Chef Boy-Ar-Dee was similar to Betty Crocker, a fictional figure created by an advertising firm....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:52 AM
In just a dozen seconds, two pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line area of the Boston Marathon last year, creating a tailspin that lasted for days. On Friday, the police officer killed during the manhunt for the bombers was memorialized as the...
| May 27, 2014
| 1:42 PM
With hotels competing to offer ever-hipper incentives to attract guests and encourage loyalty, bikes are becoming a hot perk.
Hotels as far-flung as Sofitel So Bangkok and Hotel Grand Pacific in Victoria, British Columbia, are peddling free bikes.
| May 28, 2014
| 8:17 AM
Chicago Public Media will begin self-distribution of its signature program, "This American Life," on July 1, taking over key business functions for one of public radio’s most significant franchises.
The move, announced Wednesday, will deliver...