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Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 09:28 PM EDT

Pentagon's Top Spokeswoman Under Investigation

Pentagon's Top Spokeswoman Under Investigation

The Defense Department is investigating allegations that a Pentagon official forced her subordinates to run personal errands and removed those who voiced complaints, NBC News reported, citing five current and...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 07:08 AM EDT

Lamont Wins Democratic Primary for Connecticut Governor

Lamont Wins Democratic Primary for Connecticut Governor

Businessman Ned Lamont has won the Democratic nomination for Connecticut governor, defeating Bridgeport mayor and ex-convict Joe Ganim.

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 11:32 PM EDT

Kansas Governor Concedes to Kobach in Tight GOP Primary

Kansas Governor Concedes to Kobach in Tight GOP Primary

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded Tuesday evening in the state's Republican gubernatorial primary, saying he would endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 04:43 PM EDT

Fallout Continues Over Omarosa Tapes

Fallout Continues Over Omarosa Tapes

On Tuesday, former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman released new recording of Trump campaign aides discussing his possible use of racial slurs and how they could spin the fallout. In a press briefing...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 10:39 PM EDT

Decision 2018 CT Primary: Polls Close, Votes Being Counted

Decision 2018 CT Primary: Polls Close, Votes Being Counted

The polls have closed in Connecticut and the results have started to come in.

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 04:24 PM EDT

WH: Cannot Guarantee Trump Didn't Use N-Word

WH: Cannot Guarantee Trump Didn't Use N-Word

The White House defended President Donald Trump calling former protégée Omarosa Manigault-Newman a "dog" in a Tuesday press conference. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders also...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 04:22 PM EDT

11-Year-Old Boy Hacked Replica of Florida's Election Website

11-Year-Old Boy Hacked Replica of Florida's Election Website

Multiple media outlets over the weekend reported that children at a hacking conference in Las Vegas were able to easily hack into a version of the website that reports election results to the public. An...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 10:52 AM EDT

Primary Night: Dems Pick 'Firsts,' GOP Votes With Trump

Primary Night: Dems Pick 'Firsts,' GOP Votes With Trump

Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 12:33 PM EDT

Omarosa: Trump Used 'Derogatory' Term for Puerto Ricans

Omarosa: Trump Used 'Derogatory' Term for Puerto Ricans

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says in her new book that President Donald Trump and his chief of staff, John Kelly, "referred to Puerto Ricans with derogatory terms many times," NBC News...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 04:18 PM EDT

Manafort Chooses Not to Testify as Defense Rests Its Case

Manafort Chooses Not to Testify as Defense Rests Its Case

Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and bank fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify. The decision not to...

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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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