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Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 01:43 PM EST

Monica Crowley Won't Join Trump Team Amid Plagiarism Scandal

Monica Crowley Won't Join Trump Team Amid Plagiarism Scandal

Conservative media commentator Monica Crowley will not be joining the Trump administration following accusations of plagiarism. That's according to a transition official. Crowley had been slated to join...

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 01:55 PM EST

Special Elections Planned Feb. 28 for 3 Legislative Seats

Special Elections Planned Feb. 28 for 3 Legislative Seats

State and local elections officials are gearing up for special elections next month to fill the General Assembly seats vacated by three Connecticut legislators who decided to take other state jobs.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 11:51 AM EST

Crowd Sings 'We Shall Overcome' at MLK Memorial

Crowd Sings 'We Shall Overcome' at MLK Memorial

Thousands of people across the country paid homage Monday to Martin Luther King Jr. At a wreath-laying ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, the crowd sang "We Shall Overcome" after walking the wreath...

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 05:45 AM EST

Women Have Many Motivations for DC Inauguration Protest

Women Have Many Motivations for DC Inauguration Protest

Call them rebels with a cause. Or two. Or three. Or 10. When throngs of women from around the nation converge on Washington for a march on the day after Donald Trump's inauguration, they will arrive driven by...

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 11:36 AM EST

Biden in Ukraine: Trump Should Keep Sanctions on Russia

Biden in Ukraine: Trump Should Keep Sanctions on Russia

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, on a last foreign trip before leaving office, has met with Ukraine's president and called on the impending Donald Trump administration to retain Ukraine-related sanctions...

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 09:46 AM EST

EU Nations React With Surprise, Defiance to Trump Remarks

EU Nations React With Surprise, Defiance to Trump Remarks

European Union nations reacted with surprise and defiance Monday to comments by President-elect Donald Trump, who said in an interview that he believed NATO was "obsolete" and that more member states would leave...

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 01:56 AM EST

Trump Signals ‘Insurance for Everybody’

Trump Signals ‘Insurance for Everybody’

President-elect Donald Trump said he is working on a replacement for the Affordable Care Act that would seek to provide "insurance for everybody," The Washington Post reported Sunday night. Trump made the...

Sunday, Jan 15, 2017 at 11:35 PM EST

Trump Quickly Recalling Ambassadors Is ‘Risky Move’: Experts

Trump Quickly Recalling Ambassadors Is ‘Risky Move’: Experts

A plan by Donald Trump to toss out dozens of ambassadors on the day he takes office risks months of uncertainty in some of the most sensitive parts of the world, according to several experts, NBC News reported....

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 08:09 AM EST

Trump: Brexit a 'Great Thing,' EU to Continue to Break Apart

Trump: Brexit a 'Great Thing,' EU to Continue to Break Apart

Wading into foreign affairs days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump said Britain's decision to leave the European Union would "end up being a great thing" and predicted the bloc would continue...

Sunday, Jan 15, 2017 at 07:19 PM EST

Obama Speaks on Israel, Trump in Last White House Interview

Obama Speaks on Israel, Trump in Last White House Interview

The increase of Israeli settlements has "gotten so substantial" that it is inhibiting the possibility for an "effective, contiguous Palestinian state," President Barack Obama said Sunday, in his final interview...

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