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Friday, Nov 22, 2019 at 07:50 AM EST

Trump Impeachment Hearings Highlight Immigrants' Stories

Trump Impeachment Hearings Highlight Immigrants' Stories

One came from northeast England. Another came from the former Soviet Union. A third was born in Canada to parents who'd fled the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. Several witnesses who testified in the House...

Friday, Nov 22, 2019 at 08:27 AM EST

Impeachment Takeaways: Quid Pro Quo, Domestic Errands

Impeachment Takeaways: Quid Pro Quo, Domestic Errands

President Donald Trump asked a foreign country to investigate a political rival as he enters his reelection campaign. That has been established almost beyond doubt. But Republicans and Democrats agree on little...

Friday, Nov 22, 2019 at 12:22 PM EST

Iran Internet Slowly Revives; US Sanctions Telecom Minister

Iran Internet Slowly Revives; US Sanctions Telecom Minister

The internet slowly trickled back on in Iran on Friday after a dayslong shutdown by authorities amid protests and unrest that followed government-set gasoline prices sharply rising, as the U.S. sanctioned the...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 09:01 PM EST

House Urges Court to Lift Hold on Subpoena for Trump Records

House Urges Court to Lift Hold on Subpoena for Trump Records

House Democrats and Manhattan's top prosecutor told the Supreme Court Thursday that President Donald Trump's arguments to shield his tax returns and financial records are weak, and not deserving of the justices'...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 08:14 PM EST

WATCH: David Holmes Describes Call Between Trump, Sondland

WATCH: David Holmes Describes Call Between Trump, Sondland

David Holmes, a political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, described a phone conversation he overheard between Ambassador Gordon Sondland and President Donald Trump in which the two men discussed...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 08:03 PM EST

Fiona Hill Warns Against Ukraine Conspiracy Theories

Fiona Hill Warns Against Ukraine Conspiracy Theories

Former White House adviser and Russian policy expert Fiona Hill warned lawmakers during her testimony on Thursday to refrain from perpetuating "politically driven falsehoods that so clearly advance Russian...

Friday, Nov 22, 2019 at 07:03 AM EST

Impeachment Hearing Takeaways: A 'Fictional Narrative'

Impeachment Hearing Takeaways: A 'Fictional Narrative'

The final testimony of an extraordinary week of impeachment hearings came from a former White House national security adviser who wrote the book on Vladimir Putin — literally — and a political counselor at...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 06:11 PM EST

Fiona Hill Pushes Back, Demands Opportunity to Respond

Fiona Hill Pushes Back, Demands Opportunity to Respond

After several Republican lawmakers opted to forgo asking questions of former White House adviser Fiona Hill during an impeachment hearing Thursday, Hill interrupted Rep. Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, to assert that she...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 04:34 PM EST

1st Honduran Returned to Guatemala Under US Asylum Accord

1st Honduran Returned to Guatemala Under US Asylum Accord

The United States has begun carrying out a landmark policy shift on asylum that's a top priority of President Donald Trump, returning a Honduran immigrant to Guatemala to pursue his asylum case. Guatemala's...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 at 04:05 PM EST

David Holmes: Congressional Inaction Would Set 'Very Bad Precedent'

David Holmes: Congressional Inaction Would Set 'Very Bad Precedent'

David Holmes, a political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, testified that congressional inaction on President Donald Trump's request for Ukraine to investigate the Bidens would set a precedent for...

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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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