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Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:11 AM EDT

Unapologetic Trump Jr.: Not Troubled That I Met With Russian

Unapologetic Trump Jr.: Not Troubled That I Met With Russian

Questioned intently by a Senate committee, President Donald Trump's son struck a firmly unapologetic tone, deflected many queries and said he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 03:51 PM EDT

CIA Nominee Wins Senate Panel Backing, Confirmation Expected

CIA Nominee Wins Senate Panel Backing, Confirmation Expected

Republicans are pushing for a speedy confirmation vote as early as Thursday after the Senate intelligence committee endorsed President Donald Trump's CIA nominee Gina Haspel to lead the spy agency. But...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 02:44 PM EDT

China Backs Trump Project in Indonesia Amid US Trade Talks

China Backs Trump Project in Indonesia Amid US Trade Talks

A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in a vast development in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos, a deal that stands to benefit President Donald Trump's...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 09:03 PM EDT

Judge: US Can't Revoke Man's Deportation Protection

Judge: US Can't Revoke Man's Deportation Protection

The U.S. government must stop asserting without evidence that a Mexican man it's trying to deport has gang ties, a federal judge in Seattle ruled Tuesday. Pending a final ruling in the man's case, U.S. District...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 07:54 PM EDT

Suspected CIA Leaker Already in Jail on Child Porn Charges

Suspected CIA Leaker Already in Jail on Child Porn Charges

The U.S. government suspects a former CIA employee in the leak last year of Top Secret CIA hacking tools, according to court documents. The suspect, Joshua Adam Schulte, a 29-year-old New York resident, is...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 08:48 PM EDT

Lamont and Bysiewicz Team Up for Democrats, Test Party Unity

Lamont and Bysiewicz Team Up for Democrats, Test Party Unity

Among establishment Democratic candidates running for governor, Ned Lamont and Susan Bysiewicz appeared to have the edge since their respective campaigns started last year.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 07:39 PM EDT

Judge: Special Counsel Had Authority to Prosecute Manafort

Judge: Special Counsel Had Authority to Prosecute Manafort

A federal judge in Washington refused Tuesday to throw out criminal charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, NBC News reported. Judge Amy Berman...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 08:42 PM EDT

EPA Inspector General Investigating Pruitt's Email Use

EPA Inspector General Investigating Pruitt's Email Use

The Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general is opening an investigation into Administrator Scott Pruitt's use of multiple email accounts. Inspector General Arthur Elkins said in a letter released...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 04:08 PM EDT

Jubilant Embassy Ceremony in Jerusalem, Deadly Violence in Gaza

Jubilant Embassy Ceremony in Jerusalem, Deadly Violence in Gaza

Here is a look at the jarring scenes from Monday’s U.S. Embassy opening in Jerusalem and the violence at the border in Gaza 40 miles away.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 10:21 AM EDT

Primary Roundup: 2 GOP Senate Wins for Trump, Women Rising

Primary Roundup: 2 GOP Senate Wins for Trump, Women Rising

President Donald Trump backed two successful U.S. Senate nominees in Pennsylvania and Nebraska, which were among four states holding primaries Tuesday. The primaries began to settle swing state Pennsylvania's...

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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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