| May 3, 2010
Want strong bones? Eat foods high in calcium and vitamin D, get plenty of exercise — and maybe steer clear of soda.
In recent decades, as consumption of the beverage has steadily displaced the consumption of others —particularly milk —...
| May 21, 2010
Arizona's tough new law cracking down on illegal immigration is dividing police across the nation, pitting officers against their chiefs and raising questions about its potential to damage efforts to fight crime in Hispanic communities.
| May 24, 2010
The violent crime rate in the United States went down in 2009 for the third year in a row and the property crime rate fell for the seventh consecutive year, the FBI reported Monday.
The decline last year amounted to 5.5 percent for violent crime compared...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 1:18 AM
The Louisiana judge who struck down the Obama administration's six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has reported extensive investments in the oil and gas industry, according to financial disclosure reports. He's also a new...
| Feb 11, 2010
A group of 22 law firms in 16 states wants to bring a national class action lawsuit against Toyota Motor Corp., alleging Toyota vehicles have lost billions of dollars in value in the wake of massive recalls.
P. Tim Howard, a Northeastern University law...
| Feb 12, 2010
Toyota Motor Corp.'s massive recalls for acceleration and braking problems are creating a huge legal liability for the company -- and Toyota owners may share in the pain.
The Japanese automaker faces dozens of lawsuits over injuries and deaths attributed...
| Oct 31, 2010
| 8:46 AM
National Novel Writing Month, or "NaNoWriMo" as it is called, is a month-long, bang-it-all-out-and-edit-later approach to writing a novel. Challenge participants begin writing November 1 with the goal of completing a 50,000-word novel by November 30 at...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 2:18 PM
STORRS Jim Calhoun and the University of Connecticut embarked on what promises to be a long-term relationship Thursday, as both sides stated clearly the Huskies' new men's basketball coach will need time to get the job done.
Calhoun, who compiled a...
| Jun 24, 2011
The N'DIGO Foundation Gala was a Tribute to Men and featured a powerful concert by Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds at Symphony Center. The 10-time Grammy winner, along with a four-piece band that included his brother Kevon Edmonds, brought the crowd to its...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The F-86 Sabre was a fighter jet that played a pivotal role in the Korean War. And it was a model of that plane - packed with high explosive - that Rezwan Ferdaus allegedly planned to use to launch his own war against iconic targets in Washington D.C....
| Nov 4, 2011
Not everyone loves hitting the links. And, as relaxing as surf sounds can be, even they become commonplace after awhile.
Active retirees and seniors, many blessed with longer life expectancies than their parents, want a combination of recreation,...