Incoming NRA leader Oliver North blames school shootings on 'culture of violence'

In this May 4, 2018 photo, former U.S. Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North speaks before giving the Invocation at the National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action Leadership Forum in Dallas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Two days after a 17-year-old opened fire in his Texas high school, killing at least 10, incoming National Rifle Association president Oliver North said students "shouldn't have to be afraid" to go to school and blamed the problem on "youngsters who...

Supreme Court says employers can bar worker class actions

The U.S. Supreme Court building stands in Washington on April 10, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Al Drago.

The justices, voting 5-4 along ideological lines, said for the first time Monday that a 1925 federal law lets employers enforce arbitration agreements signed by workers.

Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

In this photo taken Monday, May 14, 2018, members of a Red Cross team don protective clothing before heading out to look for suspected victims of Ebola, in Mbandaka, Congo. Congo's Ebola outbreak has spread to Mbandaka, a crossroads city of more than 1 million people, in a troubling turn that marks one of the few times the vast, impoverished country has encountered the lethal virus in an urban area. (Karsten Voigt/International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies via AP)

Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residents, Congo's health minister announced

Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated campaign

FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will

President Donald Trump says he will order that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign

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W.B. Mason leases longtime Norwich company Consumer's Interstate

W.B. Mason, the office supply company founded in 1898, with its signature bright yellow and red logo and trucks, has partnered with Consumer’s Interstate, a 70-year-old family owned office and janitorial supply company.

For first time in four years, cruise ship docks in New London

The Noble Caledonia lines cruise ship MS Hebridean Sky arrives at City Pier in New London Monday, May 21, 2018 for a short stopover on a cruice from NYC to Nova Scotia. Passengers will disembark for a day-trip to Essex. . (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Carrying 109 tourists, mostly from the United Kingdom, the M/S Hebridean Sky docked at City Pier in New London on Monday.

Meeting to be held in Windham Tuesday to discuss state plan to revoke Path Academy's state charter

State Department of Education officials will hold a meeting Tuesday for the students, parents and guardians of Path Academy in Windham to discuss the potential revocation of the charter school’s operator’s license.

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Might the Pequots hire Dan Malloy?

Gov. Malloy, who has been a good friend to the state's gambling tribes, will be in need of a new...

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UConn president to step down in summer 2019

In this file photo from March, 2018, UConn President Susan Herbst, right, poses with UConn Athletic Director David Benedict, left, and new men's basketball head coach Dan Hurley after his introduction at the Werth Familiy UConn Basketball Champions Center in Storrs.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

UConn President Susan Herbst has announced she will step down after the 2018-19 academic year

Judge urged to protect witness IDs at Mafia boss trial

Federal authorities are urging a judge to bar the public from the courtroom while Witness Security Program officials testify in the case of former New England Mafia boss Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme