Yanitza Cubilette is one of seven people between the age of 18 and 25 to receive a Soros Justice Youth Activist Fellowship this year. Working full time out of her apartment on Granite Street and an office in the Hearing Youth Voices headquarters, she plans to to develop a statewide network connecting teenage would-be activists to training and resources that they would not otherwise learn about until they were working at a nonprofit organization.
A prestigious scientific panel is recommending states significantly lower their drunken driving threshold, saying 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths a year are unacceptable and 'entirely preventable.'
Klay Thompson scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 30 and the Golden State Warriors beat the Chicago Bulls 119-112 on Wednesday night for their franchise record-tying 14th straight road win. New London's Kris Dunn scored 16 for the Bulls.
Steve Bannon's attorney relayed questions, in real time, to the White House during a House Intelligence Committee interview of the former Trump chief strategist, people familiar with the closed-door session told The Associated Press.
A Connecticut task force on police body cameras that was created last year amid calls for more accountability in law enforcement has yet to meet because lawmakers have only appointed five of the 26 members.
As the state grapples with how to fix its transportation fund, local officials and transit workers voiced concerns to the state Department of Transportation commissioner on Wednesday over the impact of proposed cuts.
Both marchers and observers wondered whether last year's anti-Trump Women's March movement would make the transition from protest to advocacy. It is good for democracy that it has, and that women will be marching again this weekend.
Before federal authorities, under the direction of the attorney general, start raiding marijuana dispensaries, handcuffing cancer patients or busting Denver pot shops, Congress should address the matter.