Mayor: Officer should be fired for Connecticut shooting

U.S. 04/30/19, 09:36

A Connecticut mayor says a town police officer who fired 13 times at an unarmed couple's car during a traffic stop should be fired.Hamden Mayor Curt Leng told protesters at a town office building Monday evening that he has seen ...

David Brion Davis, scholar of slavery, dead at 92

Entertainment 04/15/19, 16:32

David Brion Davis, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian who documented the centrality of slavery in Western culture through a landmark trilogy that made him among the world's most respected and influential scholars, has died.Davis, a professor emeritus at Yale University, died ...

Using 1 germ to fight another when today’s antibiotics fail

U.S. 02/26/19, 01:21

Bacteria lodged deep in Ella Balasa's lungs were impervious to most antibiotics. At 26, gasping for breath, she sought out a dramatic experiment — deliberately inhaling a virus culled from sewage to attack her superbug."I'm really running out of options," ...

Researchers find clues that depression may speed brain aging

U.S. 02/14/19, 13:32

Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline — and finding some worrisome clues.Depression has long been linked to certain cognitive problems, and depression ...

Students sue to open Yale fraternities to women

U.S. 02/12/19, 09:53

Three women who attend Yale University sued the school and nine all-male fraternities Tuesday, seeking to force the social organizations to admit women in response to alleged sexual assault, harassment and discrimination.The class-action lawsuit, filed in federal court in Connecticut, ...

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