No ordinary double date: Trumps, Macrons at Mount Vernon

French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron, arrive at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday April 23, 2018. President Donald Trump, celebrating nearly 250 years of U.S.-French relations, will be hosting Macron at a glitzy White House state visit. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

With Iran and a list of other tough issues awaiting them, President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron are starting off the French president's three-day visit with an anything-but-ordinary double date with their wives at George Washington's...

Iran police's assault on woman over headscarf stirs debate

In this Sunday, April 22, 2018, photo, pedestrians cross a street in downtown Tehran, Iran. A grainy video of female officers from Iran’s morality police assaulting a young woman whose headscarf only loosely covered her hair has sparked a new public debate on the decades-long requirement for women in the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

Video of police assaulting woman over her loose headscarf stirs debate on mandatory hijabs in Islamic Republic

Spokesman: George HW Bush hospitalized with blood infection

Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston. A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife Barbara.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )

A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife Barbara

Thousands protest against Nicaragua government, urge calm

Demonstrators hold up a Spanish sign that says

Tens of thousands of Nicaraguans are marching in the capital to protest government repression and call for peace after several days of violent demonstrations


Support grows for so-called Sanctuary City resolution in New London

Supporters hold signs reading

Public sentiment for a proposed resolution in which the city would declare its support for its undocumented immigrant population, visibly shifted on Monday.

New revelations have tribes looking to Interior probe

Amid new revelations about the federal government’s handling of their amended gaming agreements with the state, the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes are banking on an investigation launched at the request of Connecticut’s...

Eighty acres of Westerly farmland and forest bequeathed to land trust

The Westerly Land Trust will conserve an 80-acre parcel of forest and farmland that a longtime town resident bequeathed to the conservation group for preservation as open space.



Malloy mints millionaires, er, nominates judges

The governor has nominated a big batch of well paid judges while crime is down and court support...


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Norovirus confirmed after 100 college students fall ill

Health officials have confirmed that norovirus sickened about 100 students at Western Connecticut State University and prompted the school to close for the day for disinfecting

Man arrested at airport with loaded handgun

A man has been arrested for trying to board a flight with a loaded handgun