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Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 07:35 AM EDT

ICE Raids on 2,000 Undocumented Immigrant Families Set to Begin Sunday

ICE Raids on 2,000 Undocumented Immigrant Families Set to Begin Sunday

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation to arrest thousands of undocumented immigrants is scheduled to begin Sunday after it had been postponed by President Donald Trump over two weeks ago, two...

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 03:48 AM EDT

Diplomats Shaken for Now After Britain's US Ambassador Quits

Diplomats Shaken for Now After Britain's US Ambassador Quits

The abrupt resignation of Britain's ambassador to the United States over leaked cables critical of the Trump administration may have jolted official Washington, but it's unlikely to have a lasting impact on the...

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 04:53 AM EDT

Britain Says Iranian Vessels Tried to Block Ship in Gulf

Britain Says Iranian Vessels Tried to Block Ship in Gulf

The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British commercial ship in the Strait of Hormuz early Thursday, a day after Iran's president warned of...

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 02:01 AM EDT

'It Will Not Be Easy': Dems Prepare for Their Mueller Moment

'It Will Not Be Easy': Dems Prepare for Their Mueller Moment

Some are watching old video of his previous testimony. Others are closely re-reading his 448-page report. And almost all are worrying about how they'll make the most of the short time they'll have for questioni...

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 10:48 PM EDT

US Lawmakers Look to Legalize Pot in ‘Historic’ Hearing

US Lawmakers Look to Legalize Pot in ‘Historic’ Hearing

U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a “historic” hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wanted to loosen federal laws, even legalize marijuana. “Marijua...

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 08:53 PM EDT

Trump's New Human Rights Commission Alarms LGBTQ Advocates

Trump's New Human Rights Commission Alarms LGBTQ Advocates

The Trump administration on Monday announced the formation of the Commission on Unalienable Rights, an advisory committee that will review "the role of human rights in American foreign policy.” Both the...

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 08:12 PM EDT

Officer Accuses Air Force General of Sexual Misconduct

Officer Accuses Air Force General of Sexual Misconduct

A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination. Members of Congress...

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 07:06 PM EDT

Second Judge Hands Trump Census Defeat

Second Judge Hands Trump Census Defeat

A second federal judge is refusing to let Justice Department lawyers withdraw from a lawsuit over the government's plan to put a citizenship question on the 2020 census form that goes to every household, NBC...

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 06:45 PM EDT

US Terminates Funds for Anti-Iran Twitter Feed

US Terminates Funds for Anti-Iran Twitter Feed

The State Department said Wednesday it has terminated support for an online project aimed at fighting Iranian disinformation after it tweeted harsh criticism of individual human rights workers, academics and...

Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 at 08:59 AM EDT

Migrant Mother Testifies About Daughter's Death After ICE Custody

Migrant Mother Testifies About Daughter's Death After ICE Custody

A Guatemalan mother seeking asylum told a House panel Wednesday that she came to the United States seeking safety, but instead watched her infant daughter die slowly and painfully after the baby received shoddy...

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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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