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Friday, May 18, 2018 at 06:50 PM EDT

Trump Thrusts Abortion Fight Into Crucial Midterm Elections

Trump Thrusts Abortion Fight Into Crucial Midterm Elections

The Trump administration acted Friday to bar taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, energizing its conservative political base ahead of crucial midterm elections while...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 11:14 PM EDT

Manafort's Former Son-in-Law to Plead Guilty

Manafort's Former Son-in-Law to Plead Guilty

Paul Manafort’s former son-in-law, real estate developer Jeffrey Yohai, has agreed to plead guilty in connection with a criminal investigation in Los Angeles, multiple sources familiar with the investigation...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:08 PM EDT

Gina Haspel Confirmed as New CIA Director

Gina Haspel Confirmed as New CIA Director

Veteran spy Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA after six Democrats joined Republicans in a Senate confirmation vote on Thursday that overrode concerns about her role in the spy agency's...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:18 AM EDT

Senate Votes to Protect Net Neutrality

Senate Votes to Protect Net Neutrality

The Senate has moved to protect net neutrality rules that are set to end next month, passing a resolution to keep the Obama-era internet protections by a 52-47 vote.   It's a last-ditch effort led by...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:10 AM EDT

North Korea Threatens to Shut Down Summit With US

North Korea Threatens to Shut Down Summit With US

North Korea is threatening to walk away from next month's highly anticipated historic summit with the United States, saying it has no interest in giving up nuclear weapons without getting something in return....

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 02:43 PM EDT

WH Doubles Down on Trump's 'Animals' Remark at Roundtable

WH Doubles Down on Trump's 'Animals' Remark at Roundtable

President Donald Trump railed against immigration policies adopted by so-called sanctuary cities at a White House roundtable Wednesday, bemoaning a California law that restricts local and state cooperation with...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:16 AM EDT

US Has Daunting To-Do List to Prepare for N. Korea Summit

US Has Daunting To-Do List to Prepare for N. Korea Summit

Who sits where? What's on the agenda? Will they eat together? What's the security plan? President Donald Trump and his team have a daunting to-do list to work through as they prepare for next month's expected...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 07:29 AM EDT

The Year of Mueller: 12 Months in, Here's What We've Learned

The Year of Mueller: 12 Months in, Here's What We've Learned

It was one year ago Thursday when Robert Mueller, the former FBI director, was appointed as special counsel to take over the Justice Department's investigation into possible coordination between Russia and...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 01:55 AM EDT

WH Elimination of Cybersecurity Czar Is Troubling: Experts

WH Elimination of Cybersecurity Czar Is Troubling: Experts

Despite a plethora of cyber threats, the White House decided to eliminate the role of cybersecurity czar from the National Security Council Tuesday, alarming many experts, NBC News reported. While the...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 05:51 PM EDT

Trump Plays Down Prospect of Successful US-China Trade Talks

Trump Plays Down Prospect of Successful US-China Trade Talks

President Donald Trump on Thursday cast doubt on the prospect of successful trade talks with China, saying the Asian economic powerhouse has become "very spoiled" because it usually gets its way with the...

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Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut, Stop & Shop and food pantries across the state have teamed up for "Feeding Our Families," a food drive to help end hunger on April 28. Read more
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