Ku Klux Klan dreams of rising again 150 years after founding


The Ku Klux Klan is trying to raise its hooded head 150 years after it was founded following the Civil War

Military seeks more time on transgender policy

U.S. officials tell The Associated Press that senior military leaders are expressing deep concerns that the launch of new Pentagon rules allowing transgender service members to serve openly in the military is moving too quickly

Istanbul airport attackers seized on chaos to cause carnage

It was an attack that echoed the carnage earlier this year at Brussels airport: Inciting panic and then taking lethal advantage, three suicide attackers unleashed a deadly tide of bullets and bombs at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, leaving 42 dead

North America leaders urge against Trump's isolationism

North America's leaders are holding a summit in the Canadian capital, and they're confronting a rising tide of economic protectionism and nationalism

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EL volunteers tend garden for the ‘food insecure’

A garden is growing at the Samuel Smith Farmstead in East Lyme, planted by volunteers who hope to give food to those who need it.

Wheeler library director marks 25 years

Amy Kennedy has overseen a lot of change since taking the helm of Wheeler Library in North Stonington 25 years ago.

Handling of unclaimed bodies is the latest issue brought on by state budget cuts

Whether the responsibility for unclaimed bodies falls to the state, or to towns and cities, is the latest debate brought on by cuts to the state budget — but a compromise could be near.

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Sell Lighthouse Inn to the highest bidder

The city is not good at vetting developers and their proposals.

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UConn adopts largely flat budget, asks for big increase next year

The budget will increase spending by $13 million, or 1 percent, over last year, but the increase is much smaller than the $104.7 million, 9 percent increase that UConn experienced in the 2015-16 fiscal year.

State workers layoffs continue, interpreters receive notices

Connecticut state employees are continuing to receive layoff notices, including interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing