HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ As the nation remembers President John F. Kennedy on the 50th anniversary of his death, flags will be flown at half-staff in Connecticut. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy directed that U.S. and […]
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, the culmination […]
The government of Puerto Rico denies it is near bankruptcy or might need U.S. federal intervention, offering those assurances during a conference call with investors aimed at alleviating concerns about a recent drop in bond sales and the island’s continuing financial crisis.
Several gun groups say they are declaring the anniversary of the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School to be “Guns Save Lives Day.”
Americans James Rothman and Randy Schekman and German-born researcher Thomas Suedhof won the 2013 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries on how hormones, enzymes and other key substances are transported within cells.
United Technologies Corp. says it may furlough more than 5,000 workers if the U.S. government shutdown continues into next month.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says conservative tea party activists are “a little out there” and could shut down the federal government. The Republican American reports that the Democratic governor said Wednesday […]
The state’s Freedom of Information Commission on Wednesday ordered the release of the 911 tapes from last year’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, ruling in favor of an appeal by The Associated Press for access to records withheld by investigators.
An official of the west African nation of Sierra Leone is calling on the Spanish government to pay reparations to his country and New Haven over the revolt of African slaves aboard the Amistad.
2011 was rollercoaster year, with political scandals, a fair share of global upheaval, as well as crises both economic and environmental here at home. Take a look through the biggest events of 2011 in our chronological look back at the past 12 months…