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 2021-01-22 10:00 

WSHU

Biden To Bump Up Food Assistance For People 'Hanging By A Thread'...

President Biden plans to sign an executive order on Friday that would increase food stamp benefits to help people going hungry amid the financial downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, his top economic adviser Brian Deese told reporters. Biden has alre...

 2021-01-22 10:00 

WSHU

Biden To Toss Trump Plan That Would Have Made It Easier To Fire Top Civil Servants...

President Biden plans to sign an order on Friday that will toss a plan that would have made it easier to fire top career civil servants , and hire political appointees into high-ranking positions — a practice known as " burrowing ." Former P...

 2021-01-22 10:00 

WSHU

She Resisted Getting Her Kids The Usual Vaccines. Then The Pandemic Hit....

"I just remember being very scared." That's how Lydia, a 39-year-old mother of three in Canada, describes feeling when she was pregnant back in 2008 with her daughter and had questions about vaccinating. She worried it might cause more harm th...

 2021-01-22 10:00 

WSHU

6 Numbers That Show President Biden's Greatest Challenges...

President Biden is calling for unity to address each of the nation's concurrent crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy, race relations and climate change. It won't be easy because as he settles into office, Biden also inherits a coun...

 2021-01-22 10:00 

WSHU

With Biden In Place, The 'Resistance' Tries To Pivot From Defense To Offense...

When Ezra Levin and his wife, Leah Greenberg, founded the progressive group Indivisible in 2016, they widely circulated a handbook on "resisting the Trump agenda." It took tactical lessons in grassroots politics from the Tea Party, which had promi...

 2021-01-22 10:00 

WSHU

Americans Are Moving To Escape Climate Impacts. Towns Expect More To Come...

The impacts of climate change could prompt millions of Americans to relocate in coming decades, moving inland away from rising seas, or north to escape rising temperatures. Judith and Doug Saum have moved already, recently leaving their home outside Reno,...

 2021-01-22 09:58 

The CT Mirror

Miguel Cardona, who are you?...

When I ask Connecticut teachers about Miguel Cardona, those who know him or have worked with him say that he is really nice guy who knows what the challenges in our classrooms are, knows how to help teachers to improve their teaching, and respects public ...

 2021-01-22 09:57 

NBC Connecticut

UConn Outlasts Tennessee 67-61...

It couldn't have been a better script for Evina Westbrook's return to Rocky Top. UConn's redshirt junior guard, who transferred from Tennessee two years......

 2021-01-22 09:56 

New Haven Register

Rusia celebra propuesta de EEUU para ampliar tratado nuclear...

MOSC (AP) — El Kremlin dio la bienvenida el viernes a la propuesta del presidente de......

 2021-01-22 09:56 

NBC Connecticut

People's United Bank Won't Renew Contract for Branches at Stop & Shops...

People's United Bank is not going to renew its existing contracts for branches in Stop & Shop supermarkets in Connecticut and New York. People's United runs......

 2021-01-22 09:56 

The CT Mirror

Connecticut needs a strong two-party system, this Democrat says...

J.R. Romano's recent resignation as the state's Republican Party chair has brought into focus the need for a viable opposition party in Connecticut. It is not healthy politics when everything is totally controlled by one party: the legislature, th...

 2021-01-22 09:52 

WTNH

8 Things to do This Weekend: Rage room, private dinner theater and hike to cascading falls...

Looking for fun, safe family activities? We have eight ideas for you! For an hour, you and a small group can solve a puzzle in a private Quandary escape Room. Wear masks and use sanitizer....

 2021-01-22 09:52 

New Haven Register

Bosniak wartime officer gets 10 years for war crimes...

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A Bosnian court on Friday convicted a former senior......

 2021-01-22 09:39 

NBC Sports

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Robert Saleh: I want players to know I'll help them get paid as much as possible...

During his time as defensive coordinator of the 49ers, Robert Saleh was known as a coach who was popular with his players. Now that he's head coach of the Jets, Saleh may be even more popular when his....

 2021-01-22 09:38 

New Haven Register

Boating deaths in Tennessee highest in 37 years...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee had 32 boating-related deaths in 2020, the most in 37......

 2021-01-22 09:36 

New Haven Register

Russian welcomes US proposal to extend nuclear treaty...

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Friday welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden's proposal to......

 2021-01-22 09:31 

New Haven Register

Alert: Kremlin welcomes US proposal to extend the last remaining nuclear arms treaty between the two countries...

MOSCOW (AP) — Kremlin welcomes US proposal to extend the last remaining nuclear arms......

 2021-01-22 09:30 

WFSB

Technical Discussion: Today won't be too cold, but get ready for a frigid weekend......

Some of the coldest weather of the winter is on the way for this weekend!...

 2021-01-22 09:21 

New Haven Register

Alemania supera los 50.000 fallecidos por COVID-19...

BERLN (AP) — Las muertes por coronavirus superaron el viernes la barrera de las......

 2021-01-22 09:21 

New Haven Register

AP PHOTOS: Long lines as Beijing expands mass COVID testing...

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing has ordered more coronavirus tests for about 2 million people in......

 2021-01-22 09:18 

New Haven Register

Islamic State claims deadly and rare twin blasts in Baghdad...

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a rare and deadly twin......

 2021-01-22 09:18 

New Haven Register

With new album, Epik High endures in South Korea music scene...

SEOUL (AP) — Popular South Korean hip-hop trio Epik High was working on a song called......

 2021-01-22 09:17 

New Haven Register

Prosecutor: Maryland man threatened IRS building, Pelosi...

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man was arrested and accused of threatening to blow up......

 2021-01-22 09:15 

New Haven Register

Fairfax teacher charged with decades-old child sex assault...

FORT BELVOIR, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia teacher has been arrested and charged with......

 2021-01-22 09:12 

New Haven Register

Louisville Police detective charged with perjury...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville police detective has been indicted on two counts of......

 2021-01-22 09:06 

NBC Connecticut

Police Issue Alert for Missing 78-Year-Old Norwalk Man...

Norwalk police are searching for a missing man who they said suffers from medical conditions. Police have issued a Silver Alert for 78-year-old Jose Costa. He......

 2021-01-22 08:59 

New Haven Register

Central African Republic declares state of emergency...

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic has declared a 15-day......

 2021-01-22 08:51 

NBC Connecticut

It's Inauguration Day For Connecticut's New Kid Governor...

The inauguration of President Joe Biden wasn't the only inauguration being held this week. Connecticut will inagurate its newest Kid Governor on Friday......

 2021-01-22 08:50 

New Haven Register

Timeline: China's COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown of Wuhan...

WUHAN, China (AP) — The Chinese city of Wuhan is looking back on a year since it was......

 2021-01-22 08:40 

NBC Connecticut

Mega Millions Jackpot Nears $1 Billion for Friday's Drawing...

The Mega Millions top prize climbed to an estimated $970 million, the second-largest jackpot in the game's history. It is only the third time in lottery......

 2021-01-22 08:32 

New Haven Register

Maduro reconoce a prfugo como enviado en carta al ayatol...

MIAMI (AP) — Un empresario colombiano llevaba una carta del presidente de Venezuela,......

 2021-01-22 08:27 

New Haven Register

Sri Lanka approves vaccine amid warnings of virus spread...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Friday approved the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine......

 2021-01-22 08:27 

WSHU

Senate Democrats File Ethics Complaint Against Cruz, Hawley After Capitol Riot...

A group of Senate Democrats filed an ethics complaint Thursday against Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Jan. 6 certification of the presidential election results that coincided with the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol...

 2021-01-22 08:25 

New Haven Register

Turkey seeks arrest of judges, prosecutors over coup ties...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities on Friday issued arrest warrants for 44......

 2021-01-22 08:24 

New Haven Register

Ultra-Orthodox attack Israeli police amid lockdown tensions...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Ultra-Orthodox Jews attacked an unmarked Israeli police vehicle......

 2021-01-22 08:23 

WTNH

Biden signs burst of virus orders, vows 'Help is on the way'...

With a burst of executive orders, President Joe Biden served notice Thursday that America...

 2021-01-22 08:22 

New Haven Register

In Somalia, mothers fear sons were sent to Ethiopia conflict...

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Pressure is growing on Somalia's government amid......

 2021-01-22 08:19 

NBC Connecticut

Low 40s Today Before Temperatures Plunge...

Temperatures will get into the 40s today before they plunge this weekend. High temperatures Friday will be between 40 and 45 today, but there are chances of......

 2021-01-22 08:14 

NBC Connecticut

Governor Lamont to Announce Workforce Development Proposal...

Gov. Ned Lamont will hold a news conference Friday morning to talk about a workforce development legislative proposal he plans to introduce during the regular......

 2021-01-22 08:05 

NBC Sports

Draymond Green ejected, referee later admitted it was "mistake" to Kerr...

Just before halftime, Draymond Green picked up a second technical and was ejected. The referees later admitted after the half it was a mistake....

 2021-01-22 08:04 

New Haven Register

In Portugal presidential race, how high can a populist fly?...

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — With the moderate incumbent candidate widely seen as the sure......

 2021-01-22 07:54 

New Haven Register

German virus death toll tops 50,000 even as infections sink...

BERLIN (AP) — The death toll from the coronavirus in Germany has passed 50,000, a......

 2021-01-22 07:54 

WFSB

Paula Badosa becomes first Australian Open tennis player to reveal positive Covid-19 test...

Rising tennis star Paula Badosa announced on Thursday that she has tested positive for Covid-19 -- the first known Australian Open player to contract the virus....

 2021-01-22 07:48 

New Haven Register

The Latest: Germany's virus death toll hits over 50,000...

BERLIN — More than 50,000 people have died after contracting the coronavirus in......

 2021-01-22 07:40 

New Haven Register

First-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons enters into force...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The first-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons entered into force......

 2021-01-22 07:33 

New Haven Register

Egypt officials: Bomb kills 1 police and wounds 3 in Sinai...

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — The Islamic State has blown up a roadside bomb in the restive......

 2021-01-22 07:33 

New Haven Register

EXPLAINER: Why Navalny is a thorn in the Kremlin's side...

MOSCOW (AP) — The return to Russia from Germany by opposition leader Alexei Navalny was......

 2021-01-22 07:11 

NBC Sports

Thoughts on Canadiens clobbering Canucks...

Get a rundown after the Canadiens absolutely crushed the Canucks on Thursday. This one was over after a dominant second period by Montreal....

 2021-01-22 07:11 

NBC Sports

Highlights: Armia, Toffoli stun, Habs rout Canucks...
 2021-01-22 06:47 

NBC Connecticut

Waterbury Police Investigating Death of Teen as Homicide...

A 17-year-old who was shot in Waterbury has died and police are investigating his death as a homicide. Police said they responded to Esther Avenue at 12:23 a.m.......

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