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Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 06:00 AM EDT

Lawmakers Work to Give Research Animals New Lease on Life

Lawmakers Work to Give Research Animals New Lease on Life

Animal welfare groups say most dogs who are subjects of medical research and experimentation are euthanized and destroyed when labs they live in have completed their tests, NBC News reported. But now, a growing...

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 03:03 AM EDT

Lawyer Says He Gave Trump Team Dirt on Schneiderman

Lawyer Says He Gave Trump Team Dirt on Schneiderman

A New York lawyer said he told President Donald Trump's attorney, Michael Cohen, years ago that former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was abusing women. Schneiderman, a frequent legal nemesis of...

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 01:38 AM EDT

US Hopes North Korea Will Become Close Partner, Pompeo Says

US Hopes North Korea Will Become Close Partner, Pompeo Says

The United States aspires to have North Korea as a "close partner" and not an enemy, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, noting that the U.S. has often in history become good friends with former adversaries....

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 10:42 PM EDT

McCain, Even in Illness, Sparks Lively, Timely Debates

McCain, Even in Illness, Sparks Lively, Timely Debates

As in so much of the senator's extraordinary life, the rebellious Republican is facing this challenging chapter — battling brain cancer — in his own rule-breaking way, stirring up old fights and starting new...

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 10:05 PM EDT

Congressional Candidate Says 'F--- the NRA' in TV Ad

Congressional Candidate Says 'F--- the NRA' in TV Ad

A Democratic congressional candidate in New Mexico used an expletive in a television ad Friday to condemn the National Rifle Association and inaction by U.S. lawmakers on gun control, beginning a 15-second spot...

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 10:36 PM EDT

Jury Convicts Sheldon Silver in Public Corruption Trial

Jury Convicts Sheldon Silver in Public Corruption Trial

A jury convicted former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of public corruption charges Friday, dashing the 74-year-old Democrat's second attempt to avoid years in prison after a decades-long career as one...

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 06:17 PM EDT

Connecticut Republicans Open State Political Convention

Connecticut Republicans Open State Political Convention

Connecticut Republicans have opened their two-day political convention, where they'll endorse candidates for federal and statewide offices.

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 03:57 PM EDT

Trump Unveils Plan to Reduce Drug Prices

Trump Unveils Plan to Reduce Drug Prices

From the Rose Garden on Friday, President Donald Trump announced his strategy to lower prescription drug prices and increase competition

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 10:39 PM EDT

#HeyJohnKelly: Trump Official Takes Heat on Immigration View

#HeyJohnKelly: Trump Official Takes Heat on Immigration View

When White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said today’s undocumented immigrants were unable to assimilate easily into American society because they do not have skills and do not speak English, the criticism was...

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 06:01 PM EDT

Giuliani: Don't Expect Trump-Russia Interview Decision Soon

Giuliani: Don't Expect Trump-Russia Interview Decision Soon

President Donald Trump and his lawyers likely won't decide whether he will answer questions from Russia probe investigators until after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month, according to...

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Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut, Stop & Shop and food pantries across the state have teamed up for "Feeding Our Families," a food drive to help end hunger on April 28. Read more
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