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Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 06:06 PM EDT

Trump to Skip Kennedy Center Arts Awards

Trump to Skip Kennedy Center Arts Awards

Acknowledging that he has become a "political distraction," President Donald Trump has decided to skip the festivities surrounding the annual Kennedy Center Honors arts awards later this year, the White House...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 05:01 AM EDT

Trump Struggles With Presidential Duties as Uniter-in-Chief

Trump Struggles With Presidential Duties as Uniter-in-Chief

For Susan Bro, mother of the woman killed at a rally organized by white supremacists, the president of the United States can offer no healing words. She says the White House repeatedly tried to reach out to her...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 03:35 AM EDT

Trump's New Communications Director Isn't New to His Ways

Trump's New Communications Director Isn't New to His Ways

After three people tackled the assignment with limited success, the job of keeping President Donald Trump on message has for now fallen to Hope Hicks, a young former public relations aide and political neophyte...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 01:02 AM EDT

Charlottesville Exposes New Threat for College Campuses

Charlottesville Exposes New Threat for College Campuses

On college campuses, white supremacists and other far-right extremist groups see fertile ground to spread their messages and recruit followers. But for many colleges, last weekend's deadly attack at a rally near...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 07:23 PM EDT

Bannon Plans to 'Crush the Opposition' Back at Breitbart

Bannon Plans to 'Crush the Opposition' Back at Breitbart

After his exit as Chief White House Strategist, Steve Bannon returned as the executive chairman for Breitbart News Friday, a spokesman for the site confirmed to NBC News. Confirmation from the company came...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 11:08 PM EDT

Trump's Tweets Lead People to Worry

Trump's Tweets Lead People to Worry

President Donald Trump goes to Camp David today to talk about the war in Afghanistan, Asia, and the terrorist attack in Barcelona. The president's words and twitter posts this week have left some in his own...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 08:04 PM EDT

Steve Bannon Out as White House Chief Strategist

Steve Bannon Out as White House Chief Strategist

Steve Bannon has departed the White House, where he was President Donald Trump’s chief strategist. His tenure lasted seven months. White House chief of staff John Kelly and Bannon mutually agreed that...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 02:16 PM EDT

Trump Chief Strategist Leaves WH, Returns to Breitbart

Trump Chief Strategist Leaves WH, Returns to Breitbart

Steve Bannon, senior strategist to President Donald Trump, is leaving the administration, agreeing with Trump's chief of staff that Friday would be his last day in the role, the White House announced. Bannon...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 05:17 PM EDT

Most of President's Arts Council, Special Advisor Icahn Quit

Most of President's Arts Council, Special Advisor Icahn Quit

President Donald Trump faced more fallout Friday over his response to the violence in Charlottesville with virtually all of the members of a presidential committee on the arts announced their resignations, in a...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 10:51 PM EDT

Trump Approves Plan to Create Independent Cyber Command

Trump Approves Plan to Create Independent Cyber Command

President Donald Trump has approved a long-delayed Pentagon plan to create an independent and more aggressive cyber command in order to beef up cyberwar operations against the Islamic State group and other...

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'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help
NBC Connecticut, together with Travelers and Hoffman Auto Group are joining forces for the 2017 Supporting Our Schools drive. All proceeds will benefit students and schools affiliated with the Boys & Girls Clubs... Read more
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