AP decides not to declare Iowa caucus winner after recount

File-In this Feb. 4, 2020, file photo, a pedestrian walks past a sign for the Iowa Caucuses on a downtown skywalk, in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa Democratic Party is agreeing to recount the results in about two dozen of almost 1,700 precinct caucuses as part of the ongoing process to resolve the weeks-long question of who won Iowa's tarnished presidential caucuses. Campaign officials for former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders asked for a combined 23 precincts to be recounted. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

The Iowa Democratic Party has released updated results of the Iowa caucuses after the completion of a recount requested by the campaigns of Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg

Democrats focus on Super Tuesday even as South Carolina looms

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., greets people at a campaign event in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

The South Carolina primary is just two days away, but the race is quickly going national as candidates pivot to the 14 states that vote on Super Tuesday

AP-NORC poll: Election security, integrity worry Americans

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2019, file photo, a man feeds a ballot card into a digital voting machine during a demonstration in Raleigh, N.C.  Americans have widespread concerns about the security and integrity of elections. Few say they have high confidence that votes in the 2020 presidential election will be counted accurately. A poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds skepticism about the democratic process in the United States.  (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed, File)

Americans have widespread concerns about the security and integrity of elections

Sanders takes hits at debate while gaining spotlight as front-runner

Democratic presidential candidates, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., left, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at the Gaillard Center, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C., co-hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Democratic foes unleashed a torrent of attacks on presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders on the debate stage Tuesday night in Charleston, South Carolina

Debate takeaways: Bernie bruised but not broken

From left, Democratic presidential candidates, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., talks with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., during a Democratic presidential primary debate at the Gaillard Center, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C., co-hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Everyone ganged up on Bernie Sanders during the latest Democratic presidential debate

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Analysis: Winners and losers from the South Carolina Democratic debate

From left, Democratic presidential candidates, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and businessman Tom Steyer, participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at the Gaillard Center, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C., co-hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Democratic presidential contenders debated Tuesday in South Carolina in the final faceoff before both that state's primary Saturday and Super Tuesday in one week, as Bernie Sanders emerges as the clear front-runner at this early stage in the...

Democrats unload on Bernie Sanders in likely debate preview

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during First in the South Dinner, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Democratic rivals to Bernie Sanders are preparing to try to knock him off his front-runner perch in a debate before a critical South Carolina primary that could dramatically reshape the race

5 questions before Tuesday's South Carolina debate

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during First in the South Dinner, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The Democratic presidential debate just ahead of Saturday's South Carolina primary finds Bernie Sanders in the enviable position of front-runner

Worried Democrats rush to slow front-runner Sanders

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during First in the South Dinner, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

With new urgency, Democrats are intensifying their political assault against their party's presidential front-runner, Bernie Sanders

MSNBC host apologizes for comparing Sanders' win to Nazi victory

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event in San Antonio, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Chris Matthews has apologized to Bernie Sanders for using a Nazi analogy to describe his campaign

White House readying coronavirus response request

A worker in protective gear stacks plastic buckets containing medical waste from coronavirus patients at a medical center in Daegu, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. South Korea reported another large jump in new virus cases Monday a day after the the president called for

The White House is readying an urgent budget request to address the deadly coronavirus outbreak whose rapid spread is spooking financial markets and restricting international travel

Trump officials seek once again to downplay Russian election interference

President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

President Trump’s national security advisor, in an exchange that touched on a perennial sore point for the president, said Sunday he had no knowledge of intelligence agency warnings that Russia is trying once again to help Trump by...

Moderates hustle to blunt Sanders' momentum after Nevada win

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Any momentum that Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders gains in South Carolina after his win in Nevada could be devastating to Joe Biden

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'Hate has no home here' signs run over, stolen in Ledyard

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The signs were repeatedly run over this week before being stolen Thursday in Ledyard. The vandalism came after a swastika was spray-painted over a homemade pro-Trump sign in the town earlier this month.

Woman wanted in wallet theft at Norwich Walmart

Police released this surveillance photo of a woman who allegedly stole a wallet Feb. 15, 2020, from Walmart in Norwich. (Courtesy of Norwich Police Department)

A woman is wanted for stealing another person's wallet from Walmart in Norwich, police said.

Bronx, N.Y., truck driver charged with leaving scene of Norwich crash

The Bronx, N.Y., driver of a tractor-trailer car carrier faces charges after he allegedly fled back to New York after crashing into a utility pole on Feb. 18.

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New London housing authority continues to seek funds for properties

The New London Housing Authority has obtained roughly $500,000 to fund overdue maintenance projects at the George Washington Carver apartment complex at 202 Colman St.

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Norwich to host WWI era lecture on Dr. Seuss and American isolationism

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