Mia Michelle Lazowski is born

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A daughter, Mia Michelle Lazowski, was born Jan. 23 at Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Conn., to parents Heather (Lewis) and Eric Lazowski of Derby, Conn. Local relatives include grandparents Bill and Donna Lewis of Hillsborough and great-grandfather Bob Hardy of Stoddard.

Loughlin, Giannulli set for October trial in college scam

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BOSTON (AP) — TV actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, will go on trial in October on charges that they bribed their daughters’ way into the University of Southern California, a federal judge said Thursday. The judge set the trial date a day after defense attorneys […]

‘Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.,’ Jill Wine-Banks’ memoir and 6 more books not to miss

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Ebony and its late executive editor Lerone Bennett Jr. are the subjects of a new book that chronicles how they “shaped cultural perception of African American history.” | Sun-Times files Also: Colum McCann’s ‘Apeirogon,’ Mikki Kendall’s ‘Hood Feminism,’ Kathleen Kent’s ‘The Burn,’ Erik Larson’s ‘The Splendid and the Vile,’ Alexis […]

Complicit: The Amazon Fires

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As fires ravaged Brazil’s Amazon rainforest in the summer of 2019, concerned citizens, politicians and celebrities worldwide sounded alarms and urged Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to take immediate action. But Bolsonaro fired back, claiming his critics were spreading fake news to undermine Brazil’s economic progress. In this CBSN Originals documentary, […]

What awaits Harvey Weinstein behind bars

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Harvey Weinstein could face up to 29 years behind bars after he was convicted on Monday on two felony sex counts. The 67-year-old would normally be housed at New York City’s Rikers Island jail until sentencing, but officials reportedly may move him to a different facility for safety. “The City” […]

MLB gets its 1st black umpire crew chief

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Kerwin Danley became Major League Baseball’s first black umpire crew chief. | Rick Scuteri/AP Kerwin Danley is the first African American umpire crew chief in Major League Baseball on Thursday. Alfonso Marquez was also promoted, making him the second Hispanic crew chief in MLB history. NEW YORK — Kerwin Danley […]