The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a “good” rating in new frontal crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, an Arlington, Va.-based safety group that’s funded by insurers. (AP photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Small cars fare poorly in crash tests

The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests by the Insurance …

A mosquito is sorted according to species and gender before testing. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

West Nile Virus in Connecticut

The end of July into September is prime time for the emergence of West Nile Virus in Connecticut. But over the past 14 years only a handful …

Daniel Strelczuk. (Photo courtesy of Adam Strelczuk)

Missing boater found

Daniel Strelczuk's sailboat was seen adrift about three miles south of Fishers Island, N.Y., in Long Island Sound on May 17