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Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 01:18 AM EDT

23 US Governors Join Calif. in Opposing Trump Mileage Freeze

23 US Governors Join Calif. in Opposing Trump Mileage Freeze

Citing climate-damaging tailpipe emissions, 23 governors signed a pledge Tuesday backing California leaders in their showdown with the Trump administration over its plans to relax vehicle mileage standards...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 04:10 AM EDT

Hong Kong Protesters to Continue After Bill Declared 'Dead'

Hong Kong Protesters to Continue After Bill Declared 'Dead'

Hong Kong protest leaders opposed to the administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday that they will continue their demonstrations, even after Lam declared the effort to amend a highly contentious...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 09:45 PM EDT

Trump Ramping Up Criticisms of Fox, Usually a Friendly Venue

Trump Ramping Up Criticisms of Fox, Usually a Friendly Venue

During a live segment on a cable news network, from a sports bar in France where patrons were celebrating the United States women's World Cup Championship, a profane chant about President Donald Trump broke...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 09:06 PM EDT

Barr Says Yes to Another Path to Adding Citizenship Question

Barr Says Yes to Another Path to Adding Citizenship Question

Attorney General William Barr said there may be a legal path to Donald Trump's goal to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census count, despite a temporary block by the Supreme Court. 

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 08:24 PM EDT

Rainbow Flag Burned for 2nd Time at Harlem Gay Bar

Rainbow Flag Burned for 2nd Time at Harlem Gay Bar

A rainbow flag in front of the Alibi Lounge, a New York City gay bar, has been set on fire twice this month.

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 07:11 PM EDT

McConnell, Anti-Reparations, Descended From Slave Owners

McConnell, Anti-Reparations, Descended From Slave Owners

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who said recently he opposes paying government reparations to the descendants of American slaves, has a family history deeply entwined in the issue: Two of his great-grea...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 05:28 PM EDT

Swalwell Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race

Swalwell Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race

Rep. Eric Swalwell on Monday dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, saying he would run for reelection to his California congressional seat next year.

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 04:22 PM EDT

Eric Swalwell Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race

Eric Swalwell Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race

California Rep. Eric Swalwell announced Monday that he is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race. The fourth-term congressman from California will instead run for reelection to the House, the Los Angeles...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 08:03 PM EDT

Warren Raises $19.1M, Tops Sanders During Second Quarter

Warren Raises $19.1M, Tops Sanders During Second Quarter

Elizabeth Warren raised $19.1 million in the second quarter, her campaign said Monday, cementing her status in the top tier of Democratic presidential contenders and surpassing Bernie Sanders, her main...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 11:12 AM EDT

Leaked Documents Show UK’s Top Diplomat to US Was Critical of Trump

Leaked Documents Show UK’s Top Diplomat to US Was Critical of Trump

The British government has launched an investigation into the source of leaked diplomatic cables that reveal Kim Darroch, Britain's ambassador to the Unites States, described President Donald Trump's administra...

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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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