A witness, expected to testify today in a terrorism trial in New York, is also believed to be the person federal prosecutors want to testify at the sentencing later this year of two British citizens imprisoned in Connecticut for supporting terrorism.
Alex Trebek told Fox News that "women contestants, when it comes to a Daily Double, wager less." As it turns out, fewer women play the game or win at it either. But, Trebek says they're attracting more women and those women are getting a little more adventurous.
But is a lack of adventure the reason why women wager less or win fewer games? Slate Magazine's Amanda Hess studied data on contestants stretching back to 1984. She'll give us another reason for the stats.
Barking, fleas, Lyme disease, pet food, biting, housebreaking, shyness, pet insurance, animal rescue. Top flight advice from vet Dr. Todd Friedland. Don't miss his adventures with animals of all kinds.
A few weeks ago, we held a conversation about the Connecticut Department of Children and Families’ proposal to open a second locked facility for juvenile justice involved girls. It’s a project that has been at the center of intense debate across the state, as many wonder if it’s the best treatment option for at-risk youths.
Dissonant harmonies rattled the air of Hartford’s Charter Oak Cultural Center on Saturday evening as members of the Sylvanus Ensemble delivered a delightfully curated program of works by 20th- and 21st-century female composers.
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut discussed his priorities for rail safety today in Hartford, in his first hearing as chairman of the Commerce Subcommittee on Surface Transportation in Washington. Blumenthal stressed the importance of renewed investment in rail infrastructure and strong federal oversight.
Yale University announced the winners of its annual Windham Campbell Prizes. The eight writers were revealed by Yale President Peter Salovey during a press conference at Yale's Beinecke Library. Each winner will receive $150,000 to help them focus on writing.
Among the winners were playwright and television writer Kia Corthron, who has been struggling financially. "I have been so broke that I needed Medicaid in order for necessary surgery last summer," she told the committee.