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Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 06:33 AM EDT

Turkey's Erdogan Vows US Boycott, But Diplomats Resume Talks

Turkey's Erdogan Vows US Boycott, But Diplomats Resume Talks

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will boycott U.S.-made electronic goods amid a diplomatic spat that has helped trigger a Turkish currency crisis. Showing no signs of backing down in a...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 03:03 AM EDT

Assaults by Taliban Raise Questions About US Plan for Peace

Assaults by Taliban Raise Questions About US Plan for Peace

A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace. That's raising questions...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 01:32 AM EDT

Gates Testimony Dredges Up Trump Inaugural Spending Mystery

Gates Testimony Dredges Up Trump Inaugural Spending Mystery

Donald Trump's inaugural committee pushed back hard last summer on questions about whether the unprecedented $107 million budget for the event was fraught with cost overruns and misspending. A top inauguration...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 11:23 PM EDT

Ben Carson Moves to Roll Back Obama-Era Fair Housing Rule

 Ben Carson Moves to Roll Back Obama-Era Fair Housing Rule

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is taking new steps to roll back an Obama-era rule intended to combat housing segregation. The Trump administration on Monday formally began the process of...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 02:40 PM EDT

14-Year-Old Boy Uses Legal Quirk to Run for Vermont Governor

14-Year-Old Boy Uses Legal Quirk to Run for Vermont Governor

One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn't old enough to vote, let alone drive. Ethan Sonneborn, 14, of Bristol, met the requirements to be...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 08:53 PM EDT

Decision 2018 CT Primary: Key Races to Watch

Decision 2018 CT Primary: Key Races to Watch

Tuesday is the most significant political day on the calendar up until the General Election on November 8. Registered Democrats and Republicans will each cast ballots for the candidates they want to represent...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 07:10 PM EDT

Trump Signs Bill Named for Sen. McCain, Doesn't Mention Him

Trump Signs Bill Named for Sen. McCain, Doesn't Mention Him

President Donald Trump on Monday signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for John McCain but included no mention in his remarks of the Republican senator, who is battling brain cancer at home in...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 12:49 AM EDT

Prosecution Rests in Manafort Tax Evasion and Fraud Trial

Prosecution Rests in Manafort Tax Evasion and Fraud Trial

Prosecutors on Monday rested their tax evasion and bank fraud case against Paul Manafort, a longtime Washington operator and President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. The case now goes to Manafort's...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 01:31 PM EDT

See Your Town's Ballots for Tuesday's Primary

See Your Town's Ballots for Tuesday's Primary

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 01:26 PM EDT

Democrats Look to Longshot Territory for Midterm Gains

Democrats Look to Longshot Territory for Midterm Gains

As Aftab Pureval campaigns for Congress in southwest Ohio, he sometimes smilingly introduces himself as "a brown dude with a funny name." The Ohio native is the son of a Tibet-born mother and India-born father....

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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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