U.S. says some remains of sailors found on USS John McCain

The damaged port aft hull of USS John S. McCain, is seen while docked at Singapore's Changi naval base on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 in Singapore. The focus of the search for 10 U.S. sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters shifted Tuesday to the damaged destroyer's flooded compartments. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet says some remains of Navy sailors were found in a compartment of the USS John McCain, a day after the warship's collision with an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters left 10 sailors missing

Rate of suicide among teen girls reaches 40-year high

In 2015, five girls out of every 100,000 between the ages of 15 and 19 committed suicide in the United States.

USS McCain crash is 4th Navy accident in Pacific this year

This combination of file photos show U.S. Navy ships the USS Antietam, top left; the USS Lake Champlain, top right; the USS Fitzgerald, bottom left; and the USS John S. McCain. The commander of U.S. naval operations has ordered a comprehensive review to get to root causes after the collision this week between a Navy destroyer and an oil tanker near Singapore. The crash on Aug. 21, 2017, is the latest

USS McCain collision near Singapore is 4th U.S. Navy accident in Pacific this year

Big Ben bell falls silent in London for repairs until 2021

People record the last bell bong at Elizabeth Tower in London, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. At noon, Big Ben's famous bongs sounded for the last time before major conservation works are carried out. The Elizabeth Tower, home to the Great Clock and Big Ben, is currently undergoing a complex program of renovation work that will safeguard it for future generations. While this vital work takes place, the Great Bell's world famous striking will be paused until 2021 to ensure the safety of those working in the Tower.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

After more than 150 years as Britain's most famous timekeeper, London's Big Ben bell has fallen silent for four years of repair work that will keep it quiet on all but a few special occasions


“Einkorn Evenings” are Jovial Food’s next step in building community

Carla Bartolucci, owner of Jovial Foods in North Stonington, demonstrates a bread shaping technique during “Einkorn Evenings” on Aug. 10. (Amanda Hutchinson/The Day)

Almost a year after Jovial Foods moved from North Franklin to North Stonington, owner and New London native Carla Bartolucci is itching to expand her offerings to the community.

Eclipse brings out amateur astonomers, curious sun-gazers in Groton

Kaleigh Allen, 11 of Groton, from left, Allysiah Sheffield, 11 of Mystic, Shanelle Sheffield, 9, of Mystic and D'Nae Sheffield, 7, of Mystic, watch the partial solar eclipse outside the Groton Public Library in Groton on Monday, August 21, 2017. (Peter Huoppi/The Day)

Astronomy buffs — along with people who only realized Monday morning that the moon would cross between the sun and the earth — went outside together, taking peeks through reflective lenses at the first solar eclipse to be visible...

Sound View resident takes legal step to fight Miami Beach fence in Old Lyme

Kathleen Tracy, whose Hartford Avenue cottage is a stone's throw from Sound View Beach, has taken the first step to legally challenge a fence and fee program that the neighboring Miami Beach Association instituted this summer.



GOP fields them young

A 22-year-old candidate for North Stonington first selectman seems to follow what could be an...


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Tribe sets up encampment on Brown University land

A sign is posted on Brown University land in Bristol, R.I. on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Dozens of people, including members of the Pokanoket Tribe and supporters, have established an encampment on Brown University land, which the tribe says was illegally taken hundreds of years ago. (AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith)

Members of a Native American tribe and their supporters have set up an encampment on Brown University land, saying it was illegally taken from them hundreds of years ago

Latino parents: Holyoke Schools' translation efforts are inadequate

A group of Latino parents has filed a federal lawsuit against the Holyoke school system alleging discrimination for failing to provide adequate translation of educational documents for parents with limited English proficiency