The U.S. team won the Women's World Cup final 5-2 in a game that brought U.S. fans to their feet, reduced polished sportswriters to all-caps expressions of awe and rewrote FIFA records — and that's just in the first half.The game began in spectacular fashion: in the first five minutes, captain Carli Lloyd scored two swift goals — the fastest two goals in FIFA history, according to the FIFA Women's World Cup twitter account.Just a few minutes later, Lauren Holiday brought the score up to 3-0...
Updated at 8:40 p.m. ETThe Greek people have given their answer to international lenders, and the answer is no.With all the votes counted, a convincing 61 percent to 39 percent margin was recorded in the referendum on a German-led bailout plan that includes tough austerity measures for Athens, in exchange for a continued line of credit to keep paying the government's obligations. The answer: a resounding thumbs-down."Today we turned a page in Greek history," Prime Minster Alexis Tsipras, who...
More News: Jazz Corridor
Summer in Hartford just wouldn’t be the same without the sizzling sounds and celebratory mood generated by the Monday Night Jazz Series and the Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz, two free, major outdoor festivals that for decades have drawn tens of thousands to the city’s downtown Bushnell Park in July and August.
More News: Trends
Crime in America may be on the rise again. It's too early to talk about a national trend, but there have been troubling spikes in shootings and murders in big cities such as New York, Baltimore and Los Angeles.Until recently, crime decreased steadily for two decades, and the national murder rate is half what it was in the early 1990s — so police departments are under pressure to crack down. But at the same time, their tactics are under more scrutiny from the public, and they have to be...
More News: Connecting Students
From her school in Greenwich, Greer sends a video to Ramish, who lives in Karachi, Pakistan. Greer tells her about dissecting a sheep heart. “It was really cool, but the smell wasn’t so cool, but it was still awesome,” Greer said.
More News: Utilities
More from WNPR
Business leaders in Connecticut say the changes in the budget implementer bill that passed the General Assembly this week are only a start.