Pelosi moves on drug prices despite falling-out with Trump

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., gestures while speakings during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Pelosi pushing drug price bill through the House despite falling out with Trump

Mulvaney confirms Ukraine aid withheld in part to investigate Democrats

White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney announces that the G7 will be held at Trump National Doral, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The White House Chief of Staff defended the maneuver as "absolutely appropriate."

Trump to host G-7 summit at his Doral resort, White House says

President Donald Trump intends to host next year’s Group of Seven conference at his Doral International Resort in Miami in June, the White House confirmed Thursday, a controversial decision certain to raise conflict-of-interest questions...

Analysis: Warren under fire, 70s club ignores age issue

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and former Vice President Joe Biden hug during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Westerville, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Takeways from the latest debate: Warren feels heat from rivals while members of the 70s club ignore the question of age and job performance

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Former Pompeo aide testifies; Senate talks impeachment trial

Michael McKinley, right, the top aide to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, arrives for a joint interview with the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

A former aide to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told House impeachment investigators that the Trump administration's politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation

Trump dismisses Syria concerns; Dems walk out of WH meeting

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Donald Trump says the U.S. has no stake in dealing with Turkey's attacks in northeastern Syria against the Kurds

Trump: US has no stake in Turkey's fight in northern Syria

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump says US has no significant stake in Turkey's fight in northeastern Syria

Democratic rivals repeatedly criticize Warren during debate

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., left, and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg stand on stage before a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Westerville, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The largest presidential debate field in history gave the three Democratic candidates at the top of the polls a chance to answer key questions

Giuliani will defy congressional subpoena

President Donald Trump outside the White House on Oct. 10, 2019. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

Rudy Giuliani's attorney informed Congress Tuesday that the former mayor will not comply with the House's subpoena as part of its impeachment probe, saying "Giuliani will not participate because this appears to be an unconstitutional, baseless, and...

Biden, Warren, Sanders face scrutiny at Democratic debate

A journalist records video near a CNN sign on an athletic field outside the Clements Recreation Center where the CNN/New York Times will host the Democratic presidential primary debate at Otterbein University, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in Westerville, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Biden, Warren, Sanders face scrutiny at Democratic debate

Former White House adviser objected to Ukraine ambassador's ouster

Former White House adviser on Russia, Fiona Hill, center, leaves Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, after testifying before congressional lawmakers as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

A former White House adviser on Russia told House impeachment investigators that she had objected to the ouster of the former ambassador to Ukraine.

Impeachment witness to testify he doesn't know if Trump was telling truth about Ukraine

In this Tuesday, July 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump is joined by Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, second from right, as he arrives at Melsbroek Air Base, in Brussels, Belgium. According to text messages released the first week of October 2019 by House investigators, Sondland and Kurt Volker, a former special envoy to Ukraine, discussed Trump wanting to press Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Trump's Democratic political rival Joe Biden and his family. The House Intelligence Committee is scheduled to meet in private with Sondland. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

The U.S. ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, intends to tell Congress this week that the content of a text message he wrote denying a quid pro quo with Ukraine was relayed to him directly by President Donald Trump in a phone call,...

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Selectman Prue opposed Stonington coastal resilience funding

The Republican candidate running for Stonington first selectman says he doesn't believe a...

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Radio station purse giveaway sparks chaos at Pawcatuck nightclub

“It was out of control,” said Pawcatuck Fire Chief Kevin Burns, who responded to the call of the nightclub being over capacity.

Storm floods streets, knocks down trees in southeastern Connecticut

A New London Public Works employee begins cutting up a large tree blown down across Ocean Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 17,2019, in the area of Shirley Lane in New London.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

New London and Stonington particularly hit hard.

Police: K-9 team nabs man after Stonington crime spree

Police say a Norwich K-9 team apprehended a man who reportedly punched out a car window outside a Pawcatuck bar, then tried to force his way into an apartment, leaving behind a trail of cocaine, ammunition, a handgun and clothing.

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Preston first selectman candidates debate issues in front of full house

The two first selectman candidates fielded questions about budgets, the cleanup and development of the former Norwich Hospital property and their qualifications.

Thirteen honored with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships at annual dinner

Scholarship recipient Laika Bertrand of Norwich Free Academy is congratulated by her father, Leo Bertrand, and mother, Lynda Rimpel, after receiving her award Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Dinner at the Mystic Marriott in Groton. Bertrand's sponsor for the scholarship is Pfizer. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Thirteen local high school seniors of color receive Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships at the 38th annual Scholarship Dinner at the Mystic Marriott on Thursday night.

Safe Futures to hold second vigil to remember domestic violence victims

Staff and supporters of Safe Futures hold a candlelight vigil Nov. 1, 2018, in memory of Robert Parise and all victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and trafficking, in New London. Parise, a client of Safe Futures, allegedly was murdered by his ex-partner. This year's vigil for domestic violence victims will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, outside the agency's office at 16 Jay St.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Last year's inaugural vigil drew an estimated 100 participants, and was held shortly after the death of Robert Parise, a client of Safe Futures who allegedly was killed by his partner.

East Lyme police building architect explains $5.8 million estimate at selectmen's meeting

With concerns escalating in recent weeks that renovation costs for the proposed public safety building would soar much higher than what the town had approved, the Board of Selectmen on Wednesday agreed to listen to an explanation of the costs from...