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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Full Archives

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Full Archives

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Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 07:13 AM EDT

Hope Solo Suspended 6 Months for 'Cowards' Comment

Hope Solo Suspended 6 Months for 'Cowards' Comment

U.S. Soccer has suspended goalkeeper Hope Solo from the U.S. Women’s National Team for six months for conduct that is "counter to the organization’s principles," according to a release from the organization. T...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 10:58 PM EDT

Back From Rio, Swimmer Jimmy Feigen Apologizes

Back From Rio, Swimmer Jimmy Feigen Apologizes

U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen on Tuesday made his first public comments about the incident in Rio de Janeiro last week that involved Feigen, Ryan Lochte and two of their teammates. In a written statement...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 10:16 PM EDT

Rio Police Expand Scalping Probe of Irish Olympic Council

Rio Police Expand Scalping Probe of Irish Olympic Council

The man named to head Ireland's Olympic committee after its president was arrested in a ticket-scalping case during the Rio Games is also suspected of participating in the scheme but left Brazil before he could...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 06:20 PM EDT

Olympic Gold-Medal 'Final Five' Visit NYC Ahead of US Tour

Olympic Gold-Medal 'Final Five' Visit NYC Ahead of US Tour

The 'Final Five' are taking New York City by storm before they start a nationwide tour. The gold medal-winning U.S. women's gymnastics team visited the Empire State Building Tuesday morning as they begin a...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 07:04 AM EDT

Sports Court Confirms Russia Ban From Rio Paralympics

Sports Court Confirms Russia Ban From Rio Paralympics

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has confirmed Russia's ban from the Paralympic Games as punishment for a state-backed doping program. CAS announced its urgent verdict Tuesday to dismiss the Russian...

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First Alert: Snow to Make For Messy Monday Morning Commute

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Massive Tanker Fire Causes Huge Mess on I-91 in Rocky Hill
Massive Tanker Fire Causes Huge Mess on I-91 in Rocky Hill

A tanker truck caught fire on I-91 in Rocky Hill Sunday morning, causing a huge inferno and shutting down both sides of the highway for hours.

Naugatuck Police Investigate Facebook Posts Made By Officer
Naugatuck Police Investigate Facebook Posts Made By Officer

Naugatuck police are investigating some Facebook posts made by one of their own.

Reversing the Effects of a Stroke
Reversing the Effects of a Stroke

At UConn Health, doctors are reducing the risk of permanent disabilities or fatality in patients.

White House Indicates Trump to Veto Disapproval of Emergency
White House Indicates Trump to Veto Disapproval of Emergency

President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on...

Lamont Administration Explains Position on Tolls After Backlash
Lamont Administration Explains Position on Tolls After Backlash

Governor Ned Lamont's Chief of Staff took time on a Sunday afternoon to speak with reporters to explain what led to the Lamont Administration laying out two paths for tolls on the state's highways, which...