What’s next in Yahoo’s decade-long soap opera?

Yahoo has starred in a decade-long soap opera during which it’s run through five CEOs, fended off a hostile takeover bid from Microsoft and sparred (often unsuccessfully) with activist investors who muscled their way on to the Internet company’s board.



Lera Lynn breaks out from ‘True Detective’

Singer songwriter Lera Lynn looks nothing like the character she played on season two of HBO’s crime noir series, “True Detective,” who sang woeful drug ballads in a seedy dive bar.

Poland will not extradite Roman Polanski to the US

Poland will not extradite Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S. in an almost 40-year-old case after prosecutors declined to challenge a court ruling against the extradition request.


Rick's List: Black Friday edition

Staff loon examines the evolution of holiday tradition

Timothy Green wrote history’s headlines

I was cleaning out a box of old papers when I found an 18 pence note printed in 1776 by Hall and Sellers, successors to Benjamin Franklin’s Philadelphia printing business.


Upcoming concerts and shows

William Shatner — Feb. 6 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $45, $60

Drop-Kick Murphys — March 11 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Nov. 27; $31

Rihanna — March 26 at XL Center, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 3; $30.50-$126

Dancing with the Stars: Live — Jan. 9 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale now; $45

Kansas — April 29 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $35, $45

JB Smoove — April 8 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $32






Neighbors make themselves at home at another castle

DEAR ABBY: I have a neighbor, “Mrs. Smith,” whom I see often in another neighbor’s yard, “the Joneses,” when they are not home.

Teen questions connection between sex and marriage

DEAR ABBY: I am 16 and a sophomore in high school.

Mom and sister join forces to dictate wedding party

DEAR ABBY: My mother and older sister are trying to spoil my happiness about my upcoming wedding.

Wife who yearns for husband’s support must rely on her own

DEAR ABBY: While I was nine months pregnant with my first child, I asked my husband what he would say if I had any problem during my delivery and he was asked to choose between me or the baby.

Jailed addict needs release from his low self-esteem

DEAR ABBY: I’m 23 years old and currently in the county jail.

Better mental health care may prevent future violence

DEAR ABBY: I have listened to our president and various candidates comment on gun control after the shooting at the college in Oregon.

Man working with wife takes professional attitude too far

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have a great relationship. We work in the same school system.


Your stars - Nov. 28

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Fix whatever is not working in your life.