Hillary Clinton to 2020 Democratic voters: pick a winner

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Hillary Rodham Clinton has advice for Democratic voters faced with an unsettled field of presidential contenders: pick a winner

Updated: Dershowitz, Starr on Trump impeachment legal team

In this Dec. 2, 2019 file photo, Attorney Alan Dershowitz leaves federal court, in New York. President Donald Trump's legal team will include former Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr, the former independent counsel who led the Whitewater investigation into President Bill Clinton, according to a person familiar with the matter. The team will also include Pam Bondi, the former Florida attorney general.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

President Donald Trump's legal team will include former Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr, the former independent counsel who led the Whitewater investigation into President Bill Clinton

Trump boosts school prayer, faith groups as he rallies base

President Donald Trump listens to a question during an event on prayer in public schools, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

In a bid to solidify his evangelical base, President Donald Trump is vowing to protect prayer in public schools and taking new steps to give religious organizations easier access to federal programs. Speaking at an Oval Office event and joined by...

Trump's trial begins as senators vow 'impartial justice'

In this image from video, presiding officer Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts swears in members of the Senate for the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

The Chief justice of the United States has been sworn in to preside over President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial

Watchdog: White House violated law in freezing Ukraine aid

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020. file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, right, walk along the colonnade of the White House in Washington. The federal government's watchdog agency says a White House office violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine aid. The Government Accountability Office said Thursday the White House Office of Management and Budget violated the law in holding up the assistance. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

The federal government's watchdog agency says a White House office violated federal law in withholding security assistance to Ukraine

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Ukraine opens probe of possible surveillance of ambassador

FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ukrainian police said Thursday Jan. 16, 2020,  they have opened an investigation into the possibility that former ambassador Yovanovitch came under illegal surveillance before she was recalled from her post in US.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, FILE)

Police in Ukraine are investigating whether a U.S. ambassador came under illegal surveillance before the Trump administration recalled her from Kyiv

Senate passes North American trade deal, a Trump priority

Deputy Prime Minister of Canada Chrystia Freeland, left, Mexico's top trade negotiator Jesus Seade, center, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, sign an update to the North American Free Trade Agreement, at the national palace in Mexico City, Tuesday, Dec. 10. 2019. Observing from behind are Mexico's Treasury Secretary Arturo Herrera, left, Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, second left, Mexico's Labor Secretary Maria Alcade, third left, and The President of the Mexican Senate Ricardo Monreal. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade pact that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico

Giuliani associate: Trump had knowledge of Ukraine pressure

FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2019, file photo, Lev Parnas arrives at court in New York. Parnas, a close associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, has provided a trove of text messages and photos to the House committee leading the impeachment inquiry. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

A close associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer says he delivered an ultimatum in May to the incoming president of Ukraine that no senior U.S. officials would attend his inauguration and all American aid to the war-torn country...

House leaders march Trump impeachment articles to the Senate

House Sergeant at Arms Paul Irving and Clerk of the House Cheryl Johnson carry the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to Secretary of the Senate Julie Adams on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. Following are impeachment managers, House Judiciary Committee Chairman, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., Rep. Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., and Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colo. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

House Democratic leaders have carried the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump across the U.S. Capitol in a formal procession to the Senate

Democrats to investigate 'profoundly alarming' Ukraine texts

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., joined at left by Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., meets with reporters as the House prepares to send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

House Democrats have released documents they obtained from a close associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, including a handwritten note that mentions asking Ukraine's president to investigate “the Biden case

What to watch as impeachment heads to Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Majority Whip John Thune, R-S.D., and Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, meets with reporters as the House prepares to send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

There's pomp, history and a bit of presidential politics at play as the House sends two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate for trial

Winners and losers from the Iowa Democratic debate

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., second from left, speaks as fellow candidates businessman Tom Steyer, left, former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, listen, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Democratic presidential candidates took part Tuesday in the last debate before the Iowa caucuses in just less than three weeks. The field was the smallest yet, with just six candidates qualifying in the fast-winnowing field.

Trump uses rally to defend Iran policy as Democrats decry it

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

President Donald Trump rallied supporters Tuesday night by defending his decision to kill a top Iranian general

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Early morning fire in Stonington displaces two residents

Stonington police Capt. Todd Olson said the fire was caused by a wood-burning stove in the single-family home at 985 Stonington Road.

Police: New London man had about a pound of marijuana

City police arrested a New London man they say was carrying a large amount of narcotics and about a pound of marijuana in his vehicle, during a traffic stop Thursday.

Road remains closed hours after accident near Waterford Speedbowl

Route 85 is closed in the area of the Waterford-New London Speedbowl due to a car that crashed into a power pole Friday morning. The road has been closed for hours.

No cause of death yet in Todt case

The cause of death for all four victims is pending the results of a toxicology study, which usually take 10 to 12 weeks.

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Readers curious about how government spends money

Workers at Willimantic Waste Paper Co. sort trash and other nonrecyclable materials Thursday, May 16, 2019, out of a conveyor of single-stream recycled materials from throughout the region.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

In January, The Day launched CuriousCT, an initiative in which readers submit questions, the newsroom groups them into themed voting rounds, and readers vote.

The Day takes you off the beaten path

07/02/2019 :: Region :: Baldelli :: A visitor runs along the rocks as the last colors of the sunset fade on Monday, July 1, 2019, at Stonington Point. Located at the tip of the peninsula that is the Stonington Borough the point is open to the public for free and boasts some of the best views along the shoreline. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

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Coast Guard Academy struggles with issues of race

Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Kimberly Young-McLear, who spent years reporting bullying and harassing behaviors by her superiors, and later faced retaliation for making those complaints, was recognized by the National Whistleblowers Center on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, designated as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day. (Photo by Coast Guard PA2 Lauren Laughlin).

An investigation by Congress found the Coast Guard did not properly investigate complaints of harassment and bullying.