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Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 at 05:44 PM EDT

Rouhani: Iran Will Enrich Uranium to 'Any Amount We Want'

Rouhani: Iran Will Enrich Uranium to 'Any Amount We Want'

Iran's president warned that Tehran will increase its enrichment of uranium to "any amount that we want" beginning on Sunday, putting further pressure on European nations to save its faltering nuclear deal...

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 at 09:12 AM EDT

Acting DHS Head Directs Investigation Into Offensive Border Agent Facebook Posts

Acting DHS Head Directs Investigation Into Offensive Border Agent Facebook Posts

The acting director for the Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday he has directed an "immediate investigation" following ProPublica's report into a secret Facebook group for agents that included...

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 at 03:55 AM EDT

Show of Hands on Immigrant Health Care Belies a Thorny Issue

Show of Hands on Immigrant Health Care Belies a Thorny Issue

In one unanimous show of hands, Democratic presidential candidates moved to the mainstream the idea of full health insurance for people who don't have legal permission to be in the United States. But turning...

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 08:44 PM EDT

Businesses Urge Supreme Court to Protect LGBTQ Rights

Businesses Urge Supreme Court to Protect LGBTQ Rights

More than 200 large U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexual orientation and gender identity from federal civil rights...

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 08:18 PM EDT

Judge Blocks Trump Policy Keeping Asylum-Seekers Locked Up

Judge Blocks Trump Policy Keeping Asylum-Seekers Locked Up

A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration policy that would keep thousands of asylum-seekers locked up while they pursue their cases, saying the Constitution demands that such migrants...

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 06:35 PM EDT

Trump Adds Tanks to July 4th Celebration

Trump Adds Tanks to July 4th Celebration

The display of military hardware is something the president has wanted since he attended a Bastille Day military parade in France a couple years ago. Some critics say the president is turning a nonpartisan...

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 06:06 PM EDT

Trump Facebook Ads Use Models to Portray Actual Supporters

Trump Facebook Ads Use Models to Portray Actual Supporters

A series of Facebook video ads for President Donald Trump's re-election campaign shows what appears to be a young woman strolling on a beach in Florida, a Hispanic man on a city street in Texas and a bearded...

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 at 07:32 PM EDT

Tanks, Fighters Readied for Trump's July 4 Military Salute

Tanks, Fighters Readied for Trump's July 4 Military Salute

President Donald Trump on Tuesday promised military tanks along with "Incredible Flyovers & biggest ever Fireworks!" for the Fourth of July in Washington. But the District of Columbia says "Tanks, but no tanks"...

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 at 07:28 AM EDT

2020 Census Being Printed Without Citizenship Question

2020 Census Being Printed Without Citizenship Question

Days after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday started the process of printing the questionnaire without the controversial...

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 at 04:46 PM EDT

'Help': Photos Show Hundreds of Migrants Squashed Into Cells

'Help': Photos Show Hundreds of Migrants Squashed Into Cells

Government investigators have identified poor conditions in another sector of the southern border, publishing graphic photos showing extreme overcrowding in Rio Grande Valley migrant facilities and finding that...

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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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