Christopher Connelly

Christopher Connelly appears in the following:

Texas Primary Election: What You Need to Know

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Voters in Texas headed to the polls on Tuesday in the nation’s first statewide primaries in the 2018 midterm election season.


3 Ex-Obama Officials Face Off In Democratic Primary In Texas

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Tuesday's primaries in Texas kick off midterm elections. Former Obama administration officials across the country are running for office. In Texas, 3 are running in one congressional district alone.


Texas Holds First Primary Of The Year On Tuesday

Monday, March 05, 2018

No state has more congressional retirements than Texas. Open congressional seats there have revealed a deep bench of GOP candidates and made for some very crowded primaries.


In Dallas, New Police Recruits Reflect On Year Since Officers Were Killed

Friday, July 07, 2017

It was one year ago that a gunman ambushed and killed five law enforcement officers in Dallas. Police recruits who started shortly after that incident are reflecting on the past year.


Donations From Drivers Might Help End Rape Kit Backlog In Texas

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Like many states, Texas faces an enormous backlog of untested rape kits. Now, state lawmakers are set to pass a bill that would effectively allow citizens to give money for the testing of those kits.


Rep. Pete Sessions Faces Unfriendly Crowd At Dallas Town Hall

Sunday, March 19, 2017

There were lots of boos and chanting from the crowd at a town hall with Republican Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas.


Turns Out Monkey Bars And Kickball Might Be Good For The Brain

Sunday, January 03, 2016

Research shows that, like adults, kids benefit from frequent breaks while working. So, a handful of schools in North Texas are experimenting with more recess.


Maryland Governor To Close Baltimore City Jail Over Corruption

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Gov. Larry Hogan announced the closure of the Baltimore City Men's Detention Center on Thursday. The jail, which is run by the state, has been plagued by corruption and deplorable conditions.


Red Cross For Rover: Inside America's Canine Blood Banks

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

America is facing a blood shortage — a shortage of dog blood. Whether Fido tangles with a car and loses, or Barky contracts a blood-damaging disease, dogs — like their people — sometimes need transfusions. And while there's no centralized Red Cross for Rover, there are a few commercial canine ...


To '60s Civil Rights Hero, Math Is Kids' Formula For Success

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Bob Moses is 78, but he has the same probing eyes you see behind thick black glasses in photos from 50 years ago when he worked as a civil rights activist in Mississippi. The son of a janitor, Moses was born and raised in Harlem. He's a Harvard-trained philosopher and ...


Baltimore Activists Use Art And The Web To Fight Blight

Monday, July 29, 2013

The Johnston Square neighborhood of East Baltimore used to be a thriving, working-class community. But that was a long time ago.

"I don't see kids playing games like we used to play, like the girls playing jacks and skipping jump-rope," says Richard Dean, who has lived here his whole life. ...


Gettysburg Swells As Throngs Mark Civil War's Turning Point

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

About three dozen men dressed in Confederate Army uniforms woke Wednesday morning on historical campgrounds at the iconic Gettysburg battlefield. Soggy from the night's rain, they warmed themselves by the fire and cooked up bacon and potatoes.

The re-enactors joined hundreds of others camping out to show visitors what life ...


Is The Nobel Prize A Boys Mostly Club?

Monday, October 15, 2012

Since the Nobel Prizes were established in 1901, more than 860 people and organizations have been awarded a Nobel Prize. Yet, just 44 of those prizes have gone to women. Many experts ...