UPDATED: Islamic State claims attack that killed priest during Mass

A French security official says police have killed two attackers who used knives to seize hostages in a church near the Normandy city of Rouen

U.N. weather agency: 129-degree Fahrenheit in Kuwait may be Asian record

The U.N. weather agency says it suspects a 54-degree Celsius (129.2 Fahrenheit) reading recorded in Kuwait last week set a new record for the eastern hemisphere amid heat waves in the region

Rio Olympic village unsanitary, says Belarus team

The Olympic team of Belarus has branded the athletes' village in Rio de Janeiro unsanitary, a day after Australia refused to check its athletes in over health concerns

After disputes, Michelle Obama electrifies Dem convention

First lady Michelle Obama stepped into the presidential election Monday with a forceful, impassioned defense of Hillary Clinton, casting her as the only candidate who can be trusted as a role model for the nation's children


Savoring the Seasons: Add a summer crunch to your bruschetta

Served over grilled crusty bread, bruschetta is a perfect appetizer to bring to a backyard picnic. Add some grilled shrimp or chicken, and it’s a quintessential light summer meal.


Joey Luketich, left, and Sam Godfrey apply denatured alcohol to clean up after sanding the transom of the schooner Amistad docked at Mystic Seaport Monday, July 25, 2016. The schooner is in the late stages of a comprehensive refit under the auspices...

Block Island Wind Farm ready for final construction phase

The Block Island Wind Farm entered its final phase of construction Monday, with five foundations installed, 30 miles of undersea cable laid and the last shipment of turbine blades scheduled to arrive from France by the end of this week.



A debate question for Rep. Hewett

The strange tale of a lawmaker who surreptitiously introduced a lobbyist's plan for a new taxing...


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Crews rescue 8 children, 2 adults stranded by rising tide in Milford

Officials say two adults and eight children have been rescued after they became stranded by the rising tide in a coastal Connecticut city

UPDATED: Malloy addresses delegates at Democratic National Convention

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is touting the accomplishments of Democratic governors at the party's national convention in Philadelphia