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Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 01:28 AM EDT

Trump Says He Will Not Impose Quotas on Uranium Imports

Trump Says He Will Not Impose Quotas on Uranium Imports

President Donald Trump says he will not impose quotas on importing uranium, backing away from a possible trade confrontation and breaking with a Commerce Department assessment that America's use of foreign...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 10:12 AM EDT

Magazine's Forum Loses Sponsors After Buttigieg Story

Magazine's Forum Loses Sponsors After Buttigieg Story

A planned forum on climate change for Democratic presidential candidates lost several major sponsors on Saturday in the wake of the left-leaning magazine The New Republic publishing — and later retracting — a...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 06:23 PM EDT

Trump's Immigration Sweeps in Major Cities Begin: U.S. Official

Trump's Immigration Sweeps in Major Cities Begin: U.S. Official

Raids targeting 2,000 undocumented immigrants in as many as 10 cities had begun Sunday, resulting in a handful of arrests, a senior U.S. official told NBC News. Religious leaders across the country used...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 12:07 AM EDT

Top Puerto Rican Officials Resign Over Profanity-Laced Chat

Top Puerto Rican Officials Resign Over Profanity-Laced Chat

Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat that used profanities to describe an...

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 04:28 PM EDT

Federal Court Order Blocking Contraception Exemptions Upheld

Federal Court Order Blocking Contraception Exemptions Upheld

A federal appeals court upheld a lower court order that blocked the Trump administration from enforcing rules that allow more employers to deny insurance coverage for contraceptives to women. The three-judge...

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 03:35 PM EDT

Barr: Justice Dept. Is 'All in' on Criminal Justice Overhaul

Barr: Justice Dept. Is 'All in' on Criminal Justice Overhaul

Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other products that are later sold to government...

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 12:05 PM EDT

Dem Infighting on Race Spills Into 2020 Presidential Contest

Dem Infighting on Race Spills Into 2020 Presidential Contest

The highly public rift between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a clutch of freshmen congresswomen led by Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez has spilled into the 2020 Democratic presidential contest. The intramural...

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 02:23 AM EDT

Taiwan Defends US Arms Deal After China Sanctions Threat

Taiwan Defends US Arms Deal After China Sanctions Threat

Taiwan on Saturday defended a proposal to purchase $2.2 billion in arms from the U.S., following a Chinese announcement that it would sanction any American companies involved in the deal. U.S. weapons help...

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 12:21 AM EDT

New US Election Systems Use Vulnerable Software

New US Election Systems Use Vulnerable Software

An Associated Press analysis has found that like many counties in Pennsylvania, the vast majority of 10,000 election jurisdictions nationwide use Windows 7 or an older operating system to create ballots, program...

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 09:44 PM EDT

'No Shower!' Migrants Shout as Pence Tours Detention Centers

'No Shower!' Migrants Shout as Pence Tours Detention Centers

Vice President Mike Pence saw firsthand the extreme overcrowding migrants are often forced to endure at federal detention centers when he visited two Friday in Texas, NBC News reported. Agents wore face masks...

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Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Joining together to help Tri-State food banks replenish non-perishable supplies and sustain essential anti-hunger efforts, NBC Connecticut / WVIT, Telemundo Connecticut / WRDM and Stop & Shop are coming together... Read more
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