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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (2nd R) leads a meeting on extending access to mental health care at the White House with (L-R) are Katy Sherlach (L), Georgetown Graduate student, Bill Sherlach (2nd L), founder of Mary's Fund and Newtown victim family member, and Jeremy Richman, founder and CEO of Avielle Foundation and Newtown victim family member, December 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. During the meeting Biden announced that an additional $100 million will be made available to bolster access to mental health services and improve mental health facilities across the nation. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Veep Pledges $100 Million Toward Mental Health

Vice President Joe Biden is pledging more funding for mental health as the first anniversary of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting approaches.

12/10/2013

New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Extradited Terror Suspects Plead Guilty

Two men extradited from Britain to the U.S. last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to supporting terrorists in Afghanistan by operating websites to raise cash, recruit fighters and solicit items such as gas masks.

12/10/2013

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Newtown’s Year: Horror, Grief And Tough Choices

A year later, inside the big house on Berkshire Road, dolls fill the shelves of a living room and flowers and rainbows decorate a kitchen window, next to a little girl’s name: Avielle.

12/10/2013

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)

Terror-related Suspects Plan To Change Pleas In New Haven

Two men extradited from Britain last year are expected to change their pleas on charges they supported terrorists in Afghanistan and Chechnya by operating websites to raise cash, recruit fighters and solicit items such as gas masks.

12/05/2013

President John F. Kennedy meets with civil rights leaders at the White House August 28, 1963. (Photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)

Malloy Orders Flags To Half-Staff For JFK

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 […]

11/22/2013

Peter Willcox

Connecticut Man In Russian Custody Calls His Wife

A Connecticut man arrested last month by Russian authorities during a Greenpeace protest in the Arctic sounds “strong and positive” his wife said Monday after speaking to him for the first time since he was taken into custody.

10/22/2013

Puerto Rican flag (Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images)

Puerto Rico Denies Government Is Near Bankruptcy

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.

10/15/2013

Robert Shiller (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Yale Economics Prof Shares Nobel Prize

A Yale economics professor known for developing a widely-used measure of home prices was among three economists to be awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science.

10/14/2013

Conjugal Coat of Arms for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Kensington Palace/Getty Images)

Royal Shield For Prince William And Kate

Britain’s College of Arms says that Prince William and his wife Kate have been awarded a joint logo which will represent them as a couple “in heraldic terms.’

09/27/2013

Amistad (Courtesy Amistad America website)

Sierra Leone Official Calls For Amistad Reparations

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.

09/23/2013

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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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