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Climate science
6:37 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Study suggests storm directions like Superstorm Sandy may become more rare

Superstorm Sandy approaches the coast
Credit Flickr/Sharla Sava

A new study suggests climate change may make a hurricane landfall like last year's Superstorm Sandy less likely. But the researchers say that’s no reason to become complacent about storm preparation.

Health
9:44 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Yale Study: 3D mamographies reduce recall rate, anxiety among patients

A new study from the Yale Cancer Center, published in the medical journal Radiology, shows that using 3D technology in mammography greatly reduces the number of woman called back for a second test.


March on Washington
11:08 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Conn. union members taking part in 'March on Washington' commemoration

AFTCT members in Washington
Credit Courtesy of AFT Connecticut

The American Federation of Teachers in Connecticut, the NAACP and other unions and community organizations are looking to pick up the torch lit by those who rallied 50 years ago at the March on Washington. Union members by the busload made their way from Connecticut to the commemorative march on Saturday. Unions like the AFTCT are hoping to use the anniversary to inspire activism.

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Culture
10:39 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Book Review: A Hundred Summers

A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams

With a few weeks left in the summer reading season, arts critic Joan Baum has this suggestion.

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NY State Pension Fund
9:37 am
Wed August 28, 2013

NY comptroller announces lower pension payments for schools, local governments

For the first time since the recession began, New York's pension fund has announced that local governments will be able to contribute slightly less money to their employees' retirement payments.


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