Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) – Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded on Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands were met. The rally in downtown Fort Lauderdale gave a political outlet to the […]

Correction: Chicago Schools-Strike story

CHICAGO (AP) — In a story Oct. 26 about the effects of a Chicago teachers strike on students with disabilities, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Nicole Abreu Shepard had been called to her daughter’s school to administer medication. Abreu Shepard was called to the school for other health concerns. A corrected version of the […]

Las Vegas gunman’s girlfriend returns to US for questioning

The Las Vegas gunman’s girlfriend, back in the United States after a weekslong trip abroad, will be at the center of the investigation into the shooting deaths of 59 people as authorities try to determine why a man with no known record of violence or crime would open fire on a concert crowd from a high-rise hotel.

Co-discoverer of HIV hails from Waterbury

The fight against the deadliest medical plague of the 20th century took a breakthrough turn when Dr. Robert Gallo, and two other researchers discovered HIV — the virus that causes AIDS.

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