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Senator Chris Murphy (Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images)

New England Senators Want Better Syria Plan

U.S. senators from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are part of a bipartisan group of lawmakers calling on President Barack Obama to develop a stronger strategy for addressing the humanitarian crisis in Syria.

03/15/2014

Tufts University program will help pay travel and living expenses for students wanting to take time off from classes. (Getty Images)

College To Offer Students Money To Take A Year Off

Tufts University “gap year” program will help students on leave pay for housing and other expenses.

03/14/2014

Aircraft Land At Heathrow Airport At Sunset

4 Americans On Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight

A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people including four Americans en route to Beijing has gone missing over the South China Sea.

03/08/2014

Navy Submarine Base New London, Groton CT  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Navy To Survey Women On Interest In Submarine Duty

A survey to be issued soon to female sailors across the Navy is designed to measure the level of interest in serving aboard submarines.

03/07/2014

President at Cafe Beauregard, New Britain
(Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

New Britain Restaurant Owner Honored By Presidential Visit

A Connecticut restaurateur isn’t sure why his establishment was selected for a visit by President Barack Obama on a trip to the state to push for a $10.10 per hour federal minimum wage.

03/06/2014

Uss Constitution, "Old Ironsides" (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kathryn E. Macdonald/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

White Oaks Harvested For “Old Ironsides” Repairs

Nearly three dozen white oak trees have been harvested in Indiana in preparation of planned repairs to the Boston-based U.S.S. Constitution.

03/05/2014

People wait in line at Central Connecticut State University for a chance to get a ticket to President Obama's speech. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Endless Lines As Many Brave The Cold For Ticket To President’s Speech

Dozens waited in line in the cold since early in the morning to try and get a ticket to get a peak at the President when he visits Wednesday afternoon.

03/04/2014

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Vietnam Veterans Sue Military Over PTSD

The U.S. military has failed to upgrade the discharges of Vietnam veterans who developed post-traumatic stress disorder, resulting in stigma and loss of benefits, according to a federal lawsuit filed Monday.

03/03/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama To Push Minimum Wage Wednesday At CCSU

President Obama will push a minimum wage increase when speaking at Central Connecticut State University Wednesday.

03/01/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy (Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Malloy Among Governors Who Oppose Military Cuts

The governors of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island are stepping up calls on President Barack Obama to scale back the proposed shrinking of the Army National Guard.

03/01/2014

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2011: A Look Back at Top News Stories

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…

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