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Appeals court rules for Trump taking military money for wall

A federal appeals court has ruled that a lower court was wrong to bar the Trump administration from taking $3.6 billion from military construction projects for a border wall

DeVos suspends student federal loan payments through January

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks at the Phoenix International Academy in Phoenix. DeVos has extended the moratorium on student loan payments and the accrual of interest until Jan. 31, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

The Trump administration is suspending all federal student loan payments through the end of January and keeping interest rates at 0%, extending a moratorium that started early in the pandemic but was set to expire at the end of this month

Trump orders departure of majority of 700 U.S. troops in Somalia

President Donald Trump ordered the withdrawal of most of the roughly 700 U.S. troops in Somalia by early 2021, defense officials said Friday, as personnel focused on counterterrorism missions in the region shift to other parts of Africa.



A new political party? Connublicans?

If Connecticut Republicans can neither support nor disavow the president at the head of their...


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Fire badly damages multifamily home on Ocean Avenue in New London

The home at 1108 Ocean Ave. was damaged Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, by a fire in New London. (Courtesy of New London Fire Department Battalion Chief Mark Waters)

City firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire that badly damaged a multifamily home at 1108 Ocean Ave. Friday afternoon.

Father and son displaced by kitchen fire in Groton

The Thursday night blaze left the single-family home at 94 George Ave. uninhabitable, city fire Capt. Dan Tompkins said.

Police logs - Dec. 4, 2020

Arrests by state and local police around the region.


Mom takes son-in-law's side in custody battle

DEAR ABBY: I got divorced a year ago. Before it became final, there were many court appearances. My husband told my mother we were divorcing because I was unfaithful, which is true. What he didn't say was I felt neglected,...

SCADD staff members test positive for COVID-19

Members of the staff of the Southeastern Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence have tested positive for COVID-19, though officials declined to specify the number of people involved or the facility or facilities where they work.