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Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 05:38 PM EDT

2020 Democrats Strongly Defend Abortion Rights at Forum

2020 Democrats Strongly Defend Abortion Rights at Forum

Twenty Democratic presidential candidates attending a Planned Parenthood forum on Saturday vowed to defend abortion rights under nearly any circumstance while largely ignoring nuances around the issue that have...

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 07:00 PM EDT

Trump Delays Nationwide Operation to Deport Immigrants

Trump Delays Nationwide Operation to Deport Immigrants

President Donald Trump on Saturday delayed a nationwide immigration sweep to deport people living the United States illegally, including families, saying he would give lawmakers two weeks to work out solutions...

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 03:03 PM EDT

White House Unveils $50 Billion Palestinian Economic Plan

White House Unveils $50 Billion Palestinian Economic Plan

The Trump administration on Saturday unveiled a $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal intended to be the economic engine to power its much-anticipated but still unreleased "deal of...

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 06:14 PM EDT

Amid Tough Talk, Trump Says He Could Be Iran's 'Best Friend'

Amid Tough Talk, Trump Says He Could Be Iran's 'Best Friend'

President Donald Trump said Saturday that military action against Iran was still an option for its downing of an unmanned U.S. military aircraft, but amid heightened tensions he dangled the prospect of...

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 11:08 AM EDT

Governor Ned Lamont Signs Bill Banning 'Gay Panic Defense'

Governor Ned Lamont Signs Bill Banning 'Gay Panic Defense'

Connecticut's governor has signed legislation banning use of the so-called "gay or trans panic" defense in criminal cases.

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 01:17 AM EDT

US, Canada Sanction Nicaraguan Officials Over Human Rights

US, Canada Sanction Nicaraguan Officials Over Human Rights

The Trump administration and Canada's government imposed sanctions Friday on some Nicaraguan officials, tying them to a tough crackdown on street demonstrations that began in the Central American country in...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 11:04 PM EDT

A Perilous Time to Have Temps Running the Pentagon

A Perilous Time to Have Temps Running the Pentagon

It's a perilous time to have temps running the Pentagon. President Donald Trump's brinkmanship with Iran is on the boil, spilling beyond diplomacy to a planned air attack on Iran that Trump said he ordered,...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 11:20 PM EDT

House Speaker Pelosi Drums Up Support at CT Democrats Fundraising Dinner

House Speaker Pelosi Drums Up Support at CT Democrats Fundraising Dinner

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi urged Democrats to defend democracy at the Connecticut party’s annual fundraising dinner in Hartford Friday night.

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 09:18 PM EDT

A Half-Hour Away: How Trump Opted Against Iran Strike

A Half-Hour Away: How Trump Opted Against Iran Strike

The planes were ready — their deadly cargo poised for delivery within a half-hour. President Donald Trump had been given a series of options Thursday night on how to respond to Iran's downing of an unmanned...

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 01:41 AM EDT

Dems' Presidential Field Takes Spotlight in South Carolina

Dems' Presidential Field Takes Spotlight in South Carolina

The fish fry is a highlight of a big political weekend in South Carolina. Candidates also attended the state party's annual fundraising gala Friday evening ahead of the Clyburn party. The state party convention...

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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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