When April Joyner, Yale University Class of 2007, first heard about a controversy over a racially insensitive email sent by a residence staff member at her alma mater, it was through Facebook.

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It’s been a week since terrorist attacked the cities of Beirut and Paris. ISIS has claimed responsibility for both attacks. News coverage of both these attacks has not been the same.

"The media failed to recognize and respect what happened in Lebanon," said Peter Atallah, President of the Lebanese Student Association at UConn. Atallah wants to raise awareness on campus about the attacks in Beirut.

Connecticut Voices for Children

A new report says many people of color are missing out on Connecticut’s statewide recovery from the Great Recession.

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Majority Democrats in the Connecticut Senate on Thursday backed off some of the party's earlier ideas for balancing the state budget, including suspending the public campaign funding program for next year's legislative elections.

The caucus also embraced an idea proposed by the General Assembly's GOP: offering a retirement incentive program for state employees.

Chris Snyder

A French bakery in Fairfield, Connecticut has seen an outpouring of support since the terrorist attacks in Paris last week.