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Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 08:10 AM EST

Texas Sheriff: It's Unlikely Border Agents Were Attacked

Texas Sheriff: It's Unlikely Border Agents Were Attacked

A Texas sheriff who was among the first people to reach two badly injured U.S. Border Patrol agents said he thinks they may have been sideswiped accidentally by a tractor-trailer, not attacked, as President...

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 06:16 AM EST

Man Who Sparked Immigration Debate Acquitted of Murder

Man Who Sparked Immigration Debate Acquitted of Murder

The killing of a 32-year-old woman that thrust San Francisco’s so-called sanctuary city policy into the national spotlight two years ago once again reignited the immigration debate Thursday when a jury found...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 03:04 PM EST

Immigrants Pushed to Return to Disaster-Stricken Countries

Immigrants Pushed to Return to Disaster-Stricken Countries

The Trump administration's recent decisions to end temporary protections for immigrants from countries struck by disaster have ignited a fiery debate over whether families are being forced to return to places...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 09:01 PM EST

GOP Shoves Tax Overhaul Ahead; Shutdown Still a Threat

GOP Shoves Tax Overhaul Ahead; Shutdown Still a Threat

Republicans held together and shoved their signature tax overhaul a crucial step ahead Tuesday as wavering GOP senators showed a growing openness. But its fate remained uncertain, and a planned White House...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 11:54 PM EST

Texas Exploiting Day Laborers After Harvey, Advocates Say

Texas Exploiting Day Laborers After Harvey, Advocates Say

Guillermo Miranda Vazquez starts his day in a parking lot near the Home Depot where he easily finds work alongside other day laborers who are cleaning up Houston after Hurricane Harvey. Some days, he clears...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 06:34 AM EST

US Ending Temporary Permits for Almost 60,000 Haitians

US Ending Temporary Permits for Almost 60,000 Haitians

The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 08:03 PM EST

Wedding Held for US Man, Mexican Woman at Calif. Border

Wedding Held for US Man, Mexican Woman at Calif. Border

A United States man and a Mexican woman have wed between the doors of a steel border gate that is opened for only an hour or so every year. Saturday's wedding at Border Field State Park in San Diego was a first...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 02:33 AM EST

At US-Mexico Border, 12 Families Get 3 Minutes to Reunite

At US-Mexico Border, 12 Families Get 3 Minutes to Reunite

A family living on opposite sides of the U.S.-Mexico border for more than 15 years was reunited for a few short minutes Saturday, when U.S. Border Patrol agents open the gates. It was all part of an event, now...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 05:29 PM EST

Democrats Press Homeland Security Pick on Immigration Issues

Democrats Press Homeland Security Pick on Immigration Issues

A group of Senate Democrats is pressing President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Homeland Security Department to endorse bipartisan legislation to shield from deportation thousands of young immigrants brought...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 09:46 AM EST

Cards Against Humanity Buying Border Land to Slow Trump Wall

Cards Against Humanity Buying Border Land to Slow Trump Wall

Cards Against Humanity, the irreverent card game, is buying land on the U.S.-Mexico border in a bid to stop President Donald Trump's border wall, and offering shares of it to fans who pay $15. There are five...

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FIRST ALERT: Snow to Make for Messy Morning Commute
FIRST ALERT: Snow to Make for Messy Morning Commute

NBC Connecticut meteorologists are tracking an Alberta clipper that will bring snow to the state Thursday morning just in time for the morning commute and have issued a First Alert.

Governor Provides Legislature Deficit Mitigation Options
Governor Provides Legislature Deficit Mitigation Options

The governor has provided several deficit mitigation options to legislative leadership to review to deal with the nearly $208 million current year deficit.

2017 Geminids: How to Watch This Year's Best Meteor Shower
2017 Geminids: How to Watch This Year's Best Meteor Shower

Nighttime sky-watchers willing to brave the cold can look forward to a spectacular display of shooting stars Wednesday night. The Geminid meteor shower, which returns every December, is widely regarded as...

The Best Holiday Gifts of 2017
The Best Holiday Gifts of 2017

From the latest Xbox to designer handbags, find something for everyone in your life

GOP Says It's Got a Deal on Taxes; Cuts Coming for Next Year
GOP Says It's Got a Deal on Taxes; Cuts Coming for Next Year

Confident congressional Republicans forged an agreement Wednesday on a major overhaul of the nation's tax laws that would provide generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans — Donald Trump...

North Haven Woman Sees UPS Worker Stealing Package
North Haven Woman Sees UPS Worker Stealing Package

A ripped bag was not what Kristine Wolfe was hoping to put under the tree for her boyfriend this year, but it's all a UPS worker left behind this week.