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

Pro-Sanders demonstrators march in the sweltering heat

Hundreds of Bernie Sanders supporters and other demonstrators are marching down Philadelphia's sweltering Broad Street on the opening day of the Democratic convention

Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey

The Solar Impulse 2 plane has landed in Abu Dhabi more than a year after its initial take off, completing the first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy

FBI confirms it is investigating email hack of DNC

The FBI confirmed Monday for the first time that it is investigating the hack of the Democratic National Committee that resulted in the unauthorized release of at least 20,000 internal emails.


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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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

26 CT agencies say no more layoffs — for now

The leaders of 26 Executive Branch agencies have informed Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget office of significant cuts they will be making to meet major savings targets in the new state budget. They also have said that no state employees need to be...