These spouses, siblings, and parents told legislators that exacting revenge would not help them heal, nor end their pain. They were adamant that countering one murder with a state-sanctioned killing would prolong and exacerbate their suffering.
Not everyone can say they have an audience of millions, or have had the chance to collaborate with David Guetta and Tiesto, or perform in front of millions of people, and drop hit songs that can be heard worldwide. Avicii can, and at 22 years young.
"You know, for us, it was never really an option to buy our kids products, like Capri Sun, that we felt were really loaded down with sugars and unnatu...
Connecticut has a clear path forward with the blessing of the Supreme Court. They can adopt a requirement that shareholders get a say on politics. With any hope, Connecticut can be the mouse that roars, exhibiting national leadership in this post-Citizens United America.
The new Massachusetts law -- and those proposed in other states -- does not do away with alimony. To the contrary, it's awarded more like child support, with guidelines based on the length of the marriage and the income of the parties.
Big hotels can sometimes offer luxuries that enhance romantic getaways, but there's nothing quite like the personal treatment you'll get at a boutique B&B.
Fabricated is an exhibit curated by Melissa Stafford and is taking place at the Tremaine Gallery at the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut. The show "examines, through photography, the relationship between the individual and his or her designed environment."
A recent study by former Yale Law School Professor Donohue has shown that the death penalty is given in Connecticut far more based on race and location of the victim than any other factor.
On 7/1/12, interest rates on subsidized Stafford student loans will double if Congress does nothing. Borrowers taking out $23,000 in loans will see their interest balloon by an estimated $5,000 over a 10-year repayment period.
These four police officers failed in their duties to protect people, using their power and influence to terrorize Latinos instead.
There are approximately 100 designated arts and cultural districts throughout the United States, but Rhode Island is only the second state to legislate tax-free zones for artists in them; Maryland is the other.
As of January 1, hundreds of thousands of Connecticut workers will begin to earn paid sick time under a new statewide paid sick days law -- the first in the nation.
By making paid sick time a priority for all workers, we can close one painful divide and give all hardworking people the chance to earn a few days off to recover when illness strikes or a family member needs care. It's time.
This is the time of year when a thousand-foot perspective is most necessary, particularly in my little corner of the world, which is just the most remarkable place right this very minute.
When "hills" come in life; don't stop and stare at it; that will just make you anxious. Don't stop in the middle, you'll have a much harder time starting again. And don't quit just after, do a victory lap; keep going. Because the top of the hill wasn't the end. The journey continues.
We've rounded up five top drives for taking in fall's fiery red, orange, and yellow palette -- and only one of these excursions is located in the Northeast.