China sees rise in new virus cases; death toll climbs by 105

People wearing protective face masks cross a street in Tokyo, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. Chinese authorities on Monday reported a slight upturn in new virus cases and 105 more deaths. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

Mainland China has reported a slight upturn in new virus cases and an increase by 105 in deaths caused by the illness for a total of 1,770, as the military dispatched hundreds of additional medical workers and extra supplies to the central city of...

California to apologize for internment of Japanese Americans

In this photo taken Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, Les Ouchida poses at the permanent exhibit titled

California legislators are expected to pass a resolution condemning the state’s role in the U.S. government’s internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II

More than 1,100 ex-Justice Department officials call for Barr's resignation

Attorney General William Barr speaks at the National Sheriffs' Association Winter Legislative and Technology Conference in Washington, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

More than 1,100 former Justice Department employees signed a public letter Sunday urging Attorney General William Barr to resign over his handling of the case of President Donald Trump's longtime friend Roger Stone - and exhorted current department...



Lamont abandons New London on wind deal

A 2003 state law might allow New London to tax the new wind port planned for State Pier, if the...


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My Pet Pal: Cooper

Cooper's birthday present of choice is a piñata full of treats.

The Great Backyard Bird Count

Volunteer John Kennedy, left, and Diane Chodkowski, right, look for birds during a guided count for the Great Backyard Bird Count on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at the Connecticut College Arboretum. The field training, led by volunteers from the Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center,  is part of the citizen science project to collect wild bird data across the country. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

The Connecticut College Arboretum hosted area birders as part of an international effort to identify different species of birds.


Haiti health workers say 13 children died in orphanage fire

Health care workers in Haiti say a fire swept through an orphanage run by a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit group in Haiti, killing 13 children, including infants