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December 6, 2013; Updated: 12:19 am
December 6, 2013; Updated: 5:15 pm
Nelson Mandela emerged from more than a quarter century in prison to steer a troubled African nation to its first multiracial democracy, uniting the country by reaching out to fearful whites and becoming a revered symbol of reconciliation around the...
December 5, 2013; Updated: 7:51 pm
An annual holiday tradition for train passengers who watch a "The Night Before Christmas" musical performance, meet Santa and Mrs. Claus and participate in singalongs.
December 5, 2013; Updated: 12:05 am
A couple navigate the pedestrian walkway overpass Wednesday in New London. The walkway bridge passes over Water Street near the intersection of Crystal Avenue.
December 1, 2013; Updated: 6:30 pm
Back in Mike Tyson's heyday, it was a badge of honor for many boxers to survive past the first round in the same ring as Tyson.
But now I've got those palookas beat. I went the distance - all 580 pages - with Tyson's violence-, drug- and...
November 29, 2013; Updated: 3:28 pm
California toy maker GoldieBlox said Wednesday that its intention is to be "friends" with the Beastie Boys and that it meant no harm in creating a parody version of the act's mid-'80s hit "Girls" for an online commercial. The music has been...
November 28, 2013; Updated: 1:18 pm
Sometimes the smallest notion can create magic.
The 1973 animated special "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" was based on a "very simple idea," said the show's producer Lee Mendelson. Charles M. Schulz, the creator of the beloved "Peanuts"...
November 26, 2013; Updated: 10:06 pm
Downed wires Tuesday evening knocked out power to some Connecticut Light and Power customers in Groton and Ledyard.
November 24, 2013; Updated: 1:05 pm
As electronic titans Microsoft Corp. and Sony Corp. spend billions of dollars redesigning the video game console, the next leap forward in digital games may come from the unlikeliest of places.
In what could transform the video game...
November 22, 2013; Updated: 12:18 am
Show a baby lion a freshly raked pile of leaves and let the fun begin.
November 20, 2013; Updated: 4:59 pm
On Nov. 23, the British science fiction television show "Doctor Who" turns 50 years old with a special episode, "The Day of the Doctor."
BBC America will simulcast it globally to more than 75 countries at 2:50 p.m. It will also be shown in...
November 17, 2013; Updated: 1:05 pm
Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga are the most followed celebrities on Twitter, yet the pop stars have even more "likes" on Facebook. Now the world's biggest social network is looking to capitalize.
As Twitter revels in its successful...
November 17, 2013; Updated: 2:32 pm
Veteran TV director Michael Pressman got a surprising response when he asked students in his film directing class to describe their dream jobs.
"Your job," he said they told him recently. "We want to...
November 15, 2013; Updated: 4:59 pm
It's official: "Star Wars: Episode VII" has a release date: J.J. Abrams' new film will open Dec. 18, 2015.
"We're very excited to share the official 2015 release date for 'Star Wars: Episode VII,' where it will not only anchor the popular...
November 13, 2013; Updated: 4:20 pm
SOAPnet's bubble has finally burst.
On Dec. 31, Walt Disney Co. will pull the plug on the cable channel it created 14 years ago to squeeze extra life from its popular daytime dramas.
But like all great soap opera characters, this one...
November 11, 2013; Updated: 5:25 pm
Netflix is bulking up its programming with a roster of new Marvel superheroes.
The online movie and television service struck a deal with Walt Disney Co. to develop original live-action TV series based on four of Marvel's lesser-known comic...
November 10, 2013; Updated: 2:10 pm
As this year's death-obsessed Emmy Awards broadcast took time to mention, Nov. 22 will mark 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The remembrance traveled from Walter Cronkite's announcement of the president's death to a...
November 7, 2013; Updated: 9:45 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ The entertainer of the year trophy at the Country Music Association Awards is one of the most coveted honors in the genre, but sometimes it's OK to lose _ like, say, when George Strait is a nominee.
November 7, 2013; Updated: 12:21 am
A 3-month-old Sumatran tiger cub named Bandar shows his displeasure Wednesday after being dunked in the tiger exhibit moat for a swim reliability test at the National Zoo in Washington.
November 6, 2013; Updated: 4:33 pm
Some people get into acting for the attention or the money or the chance to be someone else. But John C. McGinley joined to tell stories.
The McGinley home was a gathering place for neighborhood kids who would often join him and his four...
November 1, 2013; Updated: 12:45 am
Megan Colicci of Norwich checks her phone before taking her position in the haunted house for the Trunk or Treat event Thursday at the Yantic Firehouse in Norwich. People decorated the trunks of their vehicles outside the firehouse for kids to...
October 31, 2013; Updated: 4:33 pm
NEW Family members snapped photos as students at Park Nursery School in Norwich, concluded their costume parade around the block to celebrate Halloween Thursday.
October 29, 2013; Updated: 1:08 pm
One year after Superstorm Sandy tore through Misquamicut Beach, some businesses and homeowners are still recoverng.
October 29, 2013; Updated: 2:55 pm
Superstorm Sandy created havoc in Mystic among Mystic businesses when it struck one year ago today.
October 26, 2013; Updated: 12:23 am
The charter fishing vessel Hel-Cat II passes New London Ledge Light Friday, trailing a flock of sea gulls as it returns from a day of fishing.