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Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 09:58 AM EDT

Trump Rehashes Gripes, Rips 'Radical' Dems in 2020 Launch

Trump Rehashes Gripes, Rips 'Radical' Dems in 2020 Launch

President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally focused more on settling scores than...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 12:55 PM EDT

Trump Threatens to Deport Millions Beginning Next Week

Trump Threatens to Deport Millions Beginning Next Week

President Donald Trump is threatening to deport millions of people living in the United States illegally, heralding a plan that could help energize his supporters just ahead of formally announcing his reelection...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 09:25 PM EDT

Analysis: China Blinks, But Divide From Hong Kong Remains

Analysis: China Blinks, But Divide From Hong Kong Remains

The leader of China, it turns out, may not be all-powerful. Faced with huge and disruptive protests in Hong Kong, China blinked. The decision to shelve the legislation that sparked the demonstrations shows that...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 07:28 PM EDT

New York State OKs Licenses for Immigrants in US Illegally

New York State OKs Licenses for Immigrants in US Illegally

New York became the 13th state to authorize driver's licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally under legislation approved by lawmakers and signed into law Monday night. The Democrat-led state...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 06:45 PM EDT

CTrail Hartford Line Marks One Year of Service

CTrail Hartford Line Marks One Year of Service

Monday marks one year since commuter rail service started between Springfield and New Haven, and state officials are optimistic about the future of train service in Connecticut.

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 08:11 PM EDT

US Restores Some Aid But Vows No More Without Migrant Action

US Restores Some Aid But Vows No More Without Migrant Action

The Trump administration said Monday it is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala but will not allow new...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 05:40 PM EDT

Hunger Becoming an Issue on College Campuses

Hunger Becoming an Issue on College Campuses

For more and more college students in Connecticut and elsewhere, the burdens of paying to tuition, fees, room and board, and textbooks aren’t where the financial stresses stop.

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 07:18 AM EDT

Test of Resolve, Credibility in US-Iran Nuclear Deal Fallout

Test of Resolve, Credibility in US-Iran Nuclear Deal Fallout

In a test of resolve and credibility for the United States and Iran, the two adversaries have taken steps sure to further inflame tensions in the Mideast and draw them closer to a flashpoint. Iran announced it...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 03:51 PM EDT

High Court Lets Virginia Voting Go Ahead Under Redrawn Map

High Court Lets Virginia Voting Go Ahead Under Redrawn Map

Virginians will elect members of the House of Delegates this year using a map seen as favorable to Democrats as a result of a ruling Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court. The political boundaries are important...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 02:22 PM EDT

Supreme Court Avoids New Case Over Same-Sex Wedding Cake

Supreme Court Avoids New Case Over Same-Sex Wedding Cake

The Supreme Court decided Monday against a high-stakes, election-year case about the competing rights of gay and lesbian couples and merchants who refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings. The justices...

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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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