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Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 01:53 PM EDT

The Nicaraguan Crisis: How a Peaceful Protest Turned Into a National Revolt

The Nicaraguan Crisis: How a Peaceful Protest Turned Into a National Revolt

Violence stemming from protests over the past four months has made Nicaragua, once the safest Central American country, now one of the most dangerous. The U.S. on July 6 ordered non-emergency government...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 12:38 PM EDT

Omarosa Claims in New Book Trump 'Racist,' Used the N-Word

Omarosa Claims in New Book Trump 'Racist,' Used the N-Word

Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former "Apprentice" contestant who became a White House aide, claims in her new book that President Donald Trump is a "racist" who used the N-word, NBC News reported. In her...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 10:17 AM EDT

Texas Lockup Is Epicenter of Family Immigration Detention

Texas Lockup Is Epicenter of Family Immigration Detention

A little boy with closely cropped hair was sitting quietly and grinning when he suddenly sprang to his feet and tried to swipe a brownie off a nearby tray. He couldn't quite reach it, though, instead sending...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 04:21 PM EDT

Trump Steps Up Tariffs on Turkey as Country's Lira Nosedives

Trump Steps Up Tariffs on Turkey as Country's Lira Nosedives

A financial shockwave ripped through Turkey on Friday, when its currency nosedived on concerns about its economic policies and a dispute with the U.S., which President Donald Trump stoked further with a promise...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 08:50 AM EDT

50 Dem Candidates Say They'd Oppose Pelosi for House Speaker

50 Dem Candidates Say They'd Oppose Pelosi for House Speaker

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi faces a battle to stay leader of the Democratic party even as it fights to retake control of Congress, NBC News reported. Forty-one Democratic congressional nominees and nine...

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 04:22 PM EDT

Avenatti Pitch in Iowa: 'When They Go Low ... We Hit Harder'

Avenatti Pitch in Iowa: 'When They Go Low ... We Hit Harder'

Michael Avenatti, the self-styled provocateur taking on the president for porn actress Stormy Daniels, has told Iowa Democrats that the party needs a bare-knuckle fighter to take back the White House. It's a...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 07:11 PM EDT

Banker Says He Was Pressed to Lend Manafort $16M

Banker Says He Was Pressed to Lend Manafort $16M

A New York bank executive testified Friday that Paul Manafort received more than $16 million in loans after the bank's chairman expressed interest in joining Donald Trump's cabinet if he won the 2016 presidenti...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 06:05 AM EDT

Russian Prime Minister Warns US Against Ramping Up Sanctions

Russian Prime Minister Warns US Against Ramping Up Sanctions

Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United States on Friday against ramping up sanctions, saying that Moscow will retaliate with economic, political and unspecified "other" means. The tough message from...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 11:22 PM EDT

Billionaire Drops Quest to Split California Into 3 Parts

Billionaire Drops Quest to Split California Into 3 Parts

The billionaire behind a measure to split California in three said he's giving up on the effort to reimagine the nation's most populous state after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot. "...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 10:44 PM EDT

Kansas Governor's Race Turns Nasty as Kobach's Lead Dwindles

Kansas Governor's Race Turns Nasty as Kobach's Lead Dwindles

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Thursday that he will remove himself from the further counting of votes while his Republican primary battle with Gov. Jeff Colyer hangs in the balance, describing it as...

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Clear the Shelters: Find Shelter Near You For Aug. 18 Event
Clear the Shelters: Find Shelter Near You For Aug. 18 Event
NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are proud to present the 4th annual Clear the Shelters adoption event on Saturday, August 18. In this nationwide event, animal shelters and rescue organizations will... Read more
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