Trace Connecticut's railroad heritage on the Air Line Trail

Trace Connecticut's railroad heritage on the Air Line Trail

Travel by bicycle through 20 miles of wilderness and 100 years of railroad history on the Air Line State Park Trail between East Hampton and Willimantic.


Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman by split decision

Manny Pacquiao knocked down Keith Thurman in the first round and persevered for an exciting split-decision victory Saturday night, adding a third straight win to his career resurgence after turning 40 years old.

Trump's bail offer for jailed rapper rings hollow in Sweden

.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Sweden's prime minister Saturday about jailed rapper A$AP Rocky and "offered to personally vouch for his bail," a hollow offer in a criminal justice system that doesn't include bail.

Lotteries for July 20, 2019

Nation marks 50 years after Apollo 11's 'giant leap' on moon

A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's "giant leap" by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at parties, races, ball games and concerts Saturday, toasting with Tang and nibbling MoonPies.

Gulf tanker incidents may raise shippers' costs, oil prices

Seizures of oil tankers and other hostile Iranian measures in the Strait of Hormuz are already raising insurance rates for shipping companies and could eventually reduce tanker traffic in the vital waterway, with a spike in global oil prices a serious risk even without war, energy and maritime experts say.


Harvard should return photos to slave descendants

Lanier and her family deserve to control their ancestors’ images.

Authority must do better

The sudden departure of the chairman, followed by news that a critical deal remains unsigned and the executive director has been placed on leave, suggest an organization in upheaval.

Dismissing hero's legacy

Thanks to the intervention of his treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, only likenesses of white men will appear on U.S. paper money for the duration of Trump's presidency.

Connecticut prepares for 5G revolution

The upgrade will herald a new communications age of smart, connected devices gathering massive amounts of data. It will change the way we live, work and play.

Lessons from the failure of Smiler's Wharf

In the end it was the scale of the project, its location in a flood zone, and its plan to displace an existing boat repair and storage facility that generated strong opposition and doomed the proposal.

Powerful symbol of a national stain