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Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 05:30 PM EST

Fact Check: Trump, GOP Claims on Ukraine Corruption

Fact Check: Trump, GOP Claims on Ukraine Corruption

President Donald Trump and his GOP allies pressed a defense Thursday that he acted appropriately in withholding military aid to Ukraine out of concern over the country's corruption and claimed the House...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 01:42 PM EST

Bloomberg Files Federal Paperwork for 2020 President Bid

Bloomberg Files Federal Paperwork for 2020 President Bid

Billionaire and former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg filed official paperwork to run for president in the 2020 Democratic primary. It is a key procedural move and not a declaration that he is indeed running. A...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 06:45 PM EST

Trump Signs Stopgap Spending Bill, Averting Shutdown

Trump Signs Stopgap Spending Bill, Averting Shutdown

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a short-term funding bill, averting the threat of a government shutdown until next month. Trump signed the bill, which will extend funding through Dec. 20, hours before...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 12:08 PM EST

Israel PM Netanyahu Indicted in Corruption Cases

Israel PM Netanyahu Indicted in Corruption Cases

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted Thursday in a series of corruption cases, throwing Israel’s paralyzed political system into further disarray and threatening his 10-year grip on power. He rejected...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 11:12 AM EST

Judge Temporarily Stops 1st Federal Executions in 16 Years

Judge Temporarily Stops 1st Federal Executions in 16 Years

A federal judge has temporarily halted the first federal executions in 16 years as a lawsuit on how the government intends to carry them out continues. U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutka said in a Wednesday...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 10:51 AM EST

AP Fact Check: Claims From the Democratic Debate

AP Fact Check: Claims From the Democratic Debate

With just over two months before primary voting begins, ten Democrats seeking the party's nomination for the 2020 presidential race vied for advantage at a Wednesday night debate in Atlanta. Much of any debate...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 05:21 PM EST

Trump Says Navy Won't Remove Gallagher's SEAL Designation

Trump Says Navy Won't Remove Gallagher's SEAL Designation

President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that the Navy “will NOT be taking away Warfighter and Navy Seal Eddie Gallagher’s Trident Pin,” inserting himself into an ongoing legal review of the sailor’s ability to...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 12:59 PM EST

Watch, Read Fiona Hill and David Holmes' Opening Statements

Watch, Read Fiona Hill and David Holmes' Opening Statements

Fiona Hill, a former top White House adviser on Russia and Europe, and David Holmes, a political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, are the final witnesses testifying on week two of public hearings as...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 07:06 PM EST

Hill Testifies Sondland Was on 'Political Errand' for Trump

Hill Testifies Sondland Was on 'Political Errand' for Trump

A former White House official said Thursday that President Donald Trump's top European envoy was sent on a "domestic political errand" seeking investigations of Democrats, stunning testimony that dismantled a...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 06:18 AM EST

Biden Claims Support Was From 'Only' Black Female Senator

Biden Claims Support Was From 'Only' Black Female Senator

Former Vice President Joe Biden incorrectly said that he has the support of the “only African American woman ever elected to the Senate" while talking about his support from black voters during the fifth...

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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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