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Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 04:09 PM EST

US Officials Knew of Ukraine’s Trump Anxiety

US Officials Knew of Ukraine’s Trump Anxiety

U.S. State Department officials were informed that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was feeling pressure from the Trump administration to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden even before the...

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 07:49 PM EST

US Angers Palestinians With Reversal on Israeli Settlements

US Angers Palestinians With Reversal on Israeli Settlements

The Trump administration on Monday said it no longer considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be a violation of international law, reversing four decades of American policy and further undermining...

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST

House Lawyer Says Committee Investigating Whether Trump Lied

House Lawyer Says Committee Investigating Whether Trump Lied

The House of Representatives’ top lawyer told a federal appeals court Monday that the House is investigating whether President Donald Trump lied to special counsel Robert Mueller, and the attorney urged the...

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 05:31 PM EST

Trump Backing Off Plan to Ban Popular Vape Flavors

Trump Backing Off Plan to Ban Popular Vape Flavors

President Donald Trump is backing away from the idea of banning most flavored e-cigarettes. Trump announced a proposed ban in September, saying he wanted parents to be aware of what a problem vaping had become...

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 01:11 PM EST

Chief Justice Orders Delay in House Fight for Trump Records

Chief Justice Orders Delay in House Fight for Trump Records

Chief Justice John Roberts is ordering an indefinite delay in the House of Representatives’ demand for President Donald Trump’s financial records. Roberts’ order Monday contains no hint about how the Supreme...

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 10:46 AM EST

Pelosi Invites Trump to Testify in Impeachment Hearings

Pelosi Invites Trump to Testify in Impeachment Hearings

Eight witnesses are expected to testify over three days as public impeachment hearings continue in Washington, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi extending an invitation to President Donald Trump to join. 

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 10:11 AM EST

Trump's Impeachment Ire Turns on Pompeo Amid Diplomats' Starring Roles

Trump's Impeachment Ire Turns on Pompeo Amid Diplomats' Starring Roles

The impeachment inquiry has created the first rift between President Donald Trump and the Cabinet member who has been his closest ally, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, four current and former senior administrat...

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 at 07:55 AM EST

Watchdog Report Warns 60% of Superfund Sites Vulnerable to Climate Change

Watchdog Report Warns 60% of Superfund Sites Vulnerable to Climate Change

At least 60% of U.S. Superfund sites are in areas vulnerable to flooding or other worsening disasters of climate change, and the Trump administration’s reluctance to directly acknowledge global warming is...

Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 at 09:07 PM EST

2019 Takeaways: Suburb Shift, High Turnout and ‘Socialism!’

2019 Takeaways: Suburb Shift, High Turnout and ‘Socialism!’

Odd-year elections in Louisiana, Kentucky and Virginia have let Democrats expand their footprint in Southern states where Republicans dominated not long ago. Those outcomes hardly predict national 2020 results:...

Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 at 05:40 PM EST

Pete Buttigieg Is Struggling With Black Voters — and Not Just Because He's Gay

Pete Buttigieg Is Struggling With Black Voters — and Not Just Because He's Gay

Pete Buttigieg, 37, may have won over many members of the mostly white political commentariat in New York and Washington, and recent polls of Iowa’s overwhelmingly white electorate put him at or near the...

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2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walks
2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walks
NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are proud to join forces with the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. This 5k walk raises funds for breast cancer research and... Read more
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