National parks face $12 billion backlog for maintenance work


As the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary, it faces billions of dollars in delayed maintenance for projects ranging from replacing water works at the Grand Canyon to making sure the Jefferson Memorial doesn't sink into the Tidal...

Rescuers pull more than 200 from Taiwan quake rubble; 5 deaths reported

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has struck southern Taiwan, toppling a complex of two high-rise residential buildings where rescuers pulled out more than 160 people

Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

Twitter says it's now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is proactively looking at other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal

With Zika virus in Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kiss

Health officials warn pregnant women to be cautious with their kisses and urge men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited countries where the Zika virus is present

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Chevrolet reveals its new Cruze Hatchback

Chevrolet recently introduced the 2017 Cruze Hatchback. Developed with all the technologies and dynamic driving attributes of the all-new 2016 Cruze sedan, the new hatch adds a functional and sporty choice for customers.

New London's two homeless shelters look toward more collaboration

A consultant with expertise in linking nonprofit agencies is working with the Covenant Shelter and Homeless Hospitality Center to determine if there should be more collaboration or possible consolidation.

Storm signaling likely return to more 'typical' weather pattern for rest of winter

Friday’s storm, which blanketed eastern Connecticut with several inches of snow, likely signaled a return to a more typical weather pattern for the rest of the winter, meaning more frequent snowfalls may be in the offing, according to a...

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The Maynard charade continues

Sen. Maynard did not attend the governor's budget address.

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Connecticut woman's unsolved slaying causes concern, speculation

The killing of a mother of two in Connecticut remains unsolved six weeks after she was found shot to death in her home

Unions concerned state workers targeted in budget plan

State employee unions are concerned the governor and lawmakers are looking to workers as a way to save money