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High Hopes For New Heart Drug

A new study says a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug could prove to be a major advance in the treatment of heart failure. Researchers report in the New England Journal of Medicine that the drug, which doesn’t even have a name yet, cut the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.

08/30/2014

Cuban Rusney Castillo saves a base against Canada during the Baseball World Cup in Panama City on October 14, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Rodrigo ARANGUA (Photo credit should read RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

Red Sox Announce Seven-Year Contract With Cuban Defector

The Boston Red Sox have announced that they have signed Cuban defector Rusney Castillo to a seven-year contract Saturday.

08/23/2014

File:  An F/A-18 C takes off from the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush (Navy Photo/Getty Images)

U-S Fighters Bomb Iraqi Militants

U-S military aircraft have struck artillery used against Iraqi militants

08/08/2014

Senator Chris Murphy (Courtesy Office of Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty)

Murphy Meets With Connecticut Ukrainian Community

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is meeting with members of Connecticut’s Ukrainian community to discuss this week’s downing of a Malaysian jetliner, shot down over Ukraine.

07/19/2014

Terror suspect Babar Ahmad is escorted into the high court in Britain by prison officers on March 18, 2009 in London. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Man Facing Sentencing In State For Terror Support

A British citizen is facing sentencing for supporting terrorists through websites that sought to raise cash, recruits and solicit items such as gas masks for the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.

07/16/2014

Pope Francis, Archbishop Blair (Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images)

Hartford’s Blair Among New Archbishops Recognized At Vatican Mass

Hartford Archbishop Leonard Blair was one of 25 new archbishops from around the world on whom Pope Francis bestowed the pallium Sunday at the Vatican.

07/01/2014

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Guard Detachment Deploys For Southwest Asia

Nine members of the Connecticut Army National Guard’s Detachment 6, Operational Support Airlift Command have left for deployment in Southwest Asia.

06/06/2014

The ear is part of the exhibition "Sugababe" by Diemut Strebe, an artist specialised in artworks using biological material, who collaborated with scientists to reconstruct the Dutch master's ear using DNA from a living relative. (THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Van Gogh’s Severed Ear Brought Back To Life

German museum is displaying a copy of Vincent van Gogh’s ear that was grown using genetic material provided by a living relative.

06/04/2014

An artist concept shows the Kepler-10 system, home to two rocky planets. In the foreground is Kepler-10c, a planet that weighs 17 times as much as Earth and is more than twice as large in size. (Image Credit: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics/David Aguilar)

Scientists Discover ‘Godzilla Of Earths’

Massive planet could host a heavy atmosphere and possibly even life.

06/02/2014

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Survivors Of Mexican Massacre Ask Court To Reinstate Suit Filed In Connecticut

Ten people who say they survived a 1997 massacre in Mexico have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate their lawsuit accusing former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo of bearing some responsibility for it.

06/02/2014

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International Soccer at Rentschler Field, July 16, 2013. (Photo Credit: Tristano Korlou/WTIC Photo)

Soccer Night At Rentschler

International Soccer at Rentschler Field, July 16, 2013. (Photo Credit: Tristano Korlou/WTIC Photo)

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