New London, Groton could become sister cities with Kingston, Jamaica

Members of a delegation from Kingston, Jamaica, and officials from Groton and New London listen to Greg Sabra, center, director of shore energy, talk about the Sea Scout while visiting ThayerMahan in Groton on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, during a tour of both cities. The groups are in an exploratory process to investigate a possible sister city relationship.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

A delegation from Kingston, Jamaica, toured New London and Groton on Friday.

Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on 2018 rides

FILE - This Wednesday, June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Uber acknowledged more than 3,000 sexual assaults occurred during U.S. Uber rides in 2018, the company said in a long-awaited safety report. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Uber, as part of a long anticipated safety report, revealed Thursday that more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U

Experts split sharply over experimental Alzheimer’s drug

In this Nov. 22, 2019, photo, Charles Flagg, who is stricken with Alzheimer's disease, receives the contents of an intravenous bag while participating in a study on the drug Aducanumab at Butler Hospital in Providence, R.I. New results were released on the experimental medicine whose maker claims it can slow the decline of Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Experts are sharply split over the effectiveness of an experimental new Alzheimer’s drug




Airbnb introduces new rules to rein in parties, nuisances

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky speaks during an event in San Francisco. The company said Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, that it’s banning “open invite” parties at all of its accommodations. Those are parties open to anyone and advertised on social media, for example. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Airbnb is taking more steps to crack down on parties and nuisance guests in the wake of a Halloween shooting at a California Airbnb rental

Amazon blaming Trump over Pentagon contract loss, judge says

Amazon is arguing in a court case that President Donald Trump's bias against the company harmed its chances at winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract

MGE promotes top Mohegan Sun executives, reports quarterly results

Company executives tout strong earnings in face of growing competition.