- Obama's new wordsmith believes in public service
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama decided to attend a memorial service in Arizona for victims of a deadly mass shooting that severely injured then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, he needed a speech. And fast.
- Norwich house targeted by paranormal investigators
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A historic city landmark was the site of a real-life ghost story as ghost hunters surveyed the Leffingwell House Museum on Washington Street.
- Conn. retreat features severed arm of saint
MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) — There are too few opportunities in life to see the severed limb of a medieval holy man, and so when one presents itself in as unlikely a place as southeastern Connecticut, it should be grasped with haste.
- Personal crisis takes doctor to new direction
WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — I think of it as one of life's cruel ironies. At age 62, Dr. David Rudolph, a prominent ear, nose and throat surgeon, developed a viral inner ear infection that took away his balance and hearing in one ear.
- Talented New Bedford illustrator flourishes
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — When Roger Andrews was a student at Gomes Elementary School in New Bedford, his math homework was as liable to have a rendition of Iron Man on the flip side as it was to have equations on the front. Decades later he's still drawing Iron Man — only in his own style, and getting paid to do it.