Trump rails against migrants trying to enter the U.S.

People in the audience cheer as President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at Minuteman Aviation Hangar, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Missoula, Mont. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

President Donald Trump railed against migrants traveling toward the southern border Friday, telling supporters in this border state that, "this country doesn't want them."

Border tensions boil over in White House as Trump's frustrations grow

President Donald Trump looks the the cheering audience as he leaves a campaign rally at Minuteman Aviation Hangar, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Missoula, Mont. Trump’s 2016 campaign was defined by his fiery immigration rhetoric, visions of the undocumented flowing across the border to assault Americans and steal their jobs. Now, in the final weeks before midterm elections, he’s back at it as he looks to stave off Democratic gains in Congress.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

The Trump administration's struggles to curtail illegal immigration have exposed a deep rift among the president and his top advisers, one that could lead to changes in the Cabinet and undermine the government's response to a record surge of migrant...

Trump administration seeks prompt immigration ruling

A legal immigrant on Aug. 15, 2012, reads a guide of the conditions needed to apply for the so-called 'DREAMers' Obama program, formally known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) at the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, CHIRLA offices in Los Angeles. The Trump administration says it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene if a federal appeals court does not rule soon on the administration's decision to end legal protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants. The U.S. Department of Justice said in a letter to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, that it wanted a ruling on President Barack Obama's DACA program by Oct. 31. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

The Trump administration says it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene if a federal appeals court does not rule soon on the administration's decision to end legal protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants

House committees to interview Rosenstein behind closed doors

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein pauses while speaking at the federal inspector general community's 21st annual awards ceremony Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The top lawmakers on two House committees will interview Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein next week about reports that he had discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump

Study: The more equal women and men are, the less they want the same things

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AP Fact Check: Trump distorts migrant policy, Russia probe

President Donald Trump listens to a question during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts policy on migrant children and what's known about Russian interference in AP interview

Democrats' not-so-secret plan to fight midterm malaise

In this Aug. 24, 2018 photo, Betty L. Petty of Sunflower County Parents and Students United, addresses a meeting of the Black Voters Matter Fund and several Mississippi grassroots organizations at MACE, Mississippi Action for Community Education, headquarters in Greenville, Miss.  Democrats and Democratic-affiliated groups are making strategic shifts to ensure that in November the party avoids a problem that has bedeviled it in years past: low turnout in off-year elections.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Democrats are sparing nothing to make sure their voters cast ballots in November's midterm elections

Senator apologizes for naming sexual assault victims in ad without permission

Senator Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., attends a hearing in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 2, 2018. (Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer)

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, the most endangered Senate Democrat in next month's midterm elections, apologized Tuesday for a newspaper ad that included names of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or rape without their permission.

Elizabeth Warren's DNA claim angers some Native Americans

In this Aug. 21, 2018, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., gestures while speaking at the National Press Club in Washington. Warren is striking back at President Donald Trump over his constant ridicule of her claim of Native American ancestry, saying comments Trump has made are

Elizabeth Warren's DNA claim inflames some Native Americans with deeper tribal ties

Roberts assures audience Supreme Court will serve 'one nation,' not one party or interest

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr., left, answers a student's question following his conversation with Professor Robert A. Stein on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 at Northrop Auditorium in Minneapolis. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)

Chief Justice John Roberts for the first time Tuesday addressed the recent bitter partisan fight over new Justice Brett Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court, seeking to "assure" an audience that the court will serve "one nation" and not "one party or one...

Trump: Don't blame me if GOP loses House

President Donald Trump listens to a question during an interview with The Associated Press in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Donald Trump tells the AP he is not to blame if Republicans lose the House in November

Warren DNA analysis points to Native American heritage

FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, file photo, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a town hall-style gathering in Woburn, Ma. A DNA analysis done on Sen. Warren provides strong evidence she has Native American heritage. She provided her test results to The Boston Globe for a story published Monday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

A DNA analysis done on Sen. Elizabeth Warren provides strong evidence she has Native American heritage

Mixing bravado and insults, Trump rallies delight supporters

President Donald Trump reacts as he speaks to a crowd at Eastern Kentucky University, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Richmond, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Trump rallies mix bravado and insults, delighting supporters needed for GOP's midterm candidates

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Five minutes or five hours, $12 to park in Mystic

To the chagrin of many merchants, the Mystic Museum of Art has charged a flat rate at its lot since...

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Groton woman charged with racial intimidation after defacing photos

Mother allegedly ripped up photos of her daughter's boyfriend and wrote racial epithets on them.

Waterford police investigating unattended death at Oakdell Motel

Waterford police on Friday said they are investigating the death 63-year-old male at the Oakdell Motel.

East Lyme police: Middle school student arrested after noncredible threat

Police on Friday charged an East Lyme Middle School student with breach of peace after school officials reported the juvenile made threatening statements.

Police still searching for Windham shooting, stabbing suspect

Police this morning are still searching for the suspect who reportedly stabbed and shot an Uncasville man in a Windham apartment Tuesday evening.

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Bibliophile heaven in Norwich

Melissa Jenkins, left, of Norwich and Charlotte Rogers of North Franklin select books from the shelves at the semiannual Friends of Otis Library Book Sale on its opening day Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Book fans search for bargains at the semiannual Friends of Otis Library Book Sale.

The first Mystic Film Festival showcases movies, discussions

Actor Thomas McCormick, center, of Easton, Mass., and his parents, John and Tracy McCormick of Tonopah, Nev., listen to instructions from Shona Nilsson, promotions director for 102.3 The Wolf, while having their picture taken Thursday, Oct.18, 2018, on the red carpet opening night of the Mystic Film Festival at the Mystic Luxury Cinemas located at Olde Mistick Village. Thomas McCormick is starring in the movie

The fest, which started Thursday and runs through Sunday, was created by Shareen Anderson, a filmmaker who is based in Manhattan and lives part-time in Mystic.

Candidates for East Lyme, Salem House seat differ on tolls and tax proposals

Democrat Hugh McKenney and incumbent Republican state Rep. Holly Cheeseman, seen in this composite image, are vying for the 37th District House seat.

Republican state Rep. Holly Cheeseman and her opponent for the House, Hugh McKenney, have distinct positions on tolls and other proposed taxes.

Ledyard charter revision on November ballot

Alongside selecting state representatives and senators, residents will be voting whether to approve a new set of charter revisions when they take to the polls Nov. 6.