• Politics

    Trump Jr., Manafort in talks with Senate panel

    WASHINGTON >> President Donald Trump’s eldest son and his former campaign chairman are discussing being privately interviewed by a Senate committee investigating Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, the panel confirmed Friday.

    CHAD DAY Associated Press|

  • Politics

    Scaramucci: NYC financier turned Trump communications chief

    NEW YORK >> He was the only Trump ally on stage that day.

    STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press|

  • Politics

    Connecticut delegation promises continued commitment to DREAMers

    NEW HAVEN >> Representatives of Connecticut’s federal delegation say they don’t know where the Trump administration is going to land on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the program protecting undocumented children brought to the U.S., but they gathered in Fair Haven Friday to promise their unwavering support.

    By Brian Zahn @brizahn on Twitter|

  • Caucuses

    Torrington Republicans endorse Carbone at caucus, pick candidates

    TORRINGTON >> As crowds strolled past during the Main Street Marketplace, the Torrington Republicans convened put forward a slate of candidates they hope will guide the next few years in the city on Thursday, culminating with the endorsement of Mayor Elinor Carbone for a second term in office.

    Ben Lambert

  • Local governments

    Connecticut House to take up labor agreement, veto overrides still question mark

    HARTFORD >> The House Democratic caucus has decided it will vote on the $1.57 billion labor savings package Monday.

    Christine Stuart|

  • Nation/World

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigns

    WASHINGTON >> White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump’s embattled spokesman during the first six months of his presidency, is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.

    By The Associated Press|

  • Politics

    Cancer isn’t silencing McCain in career’s latest chapter

    WASHINGTON >> John McCain couldn’t bring himself to vote for Donald Trump — so he talked about writing in his best friend’s name for president. After the election, he’s been the leading Senate Republican critic of Trump’s posture toward Russia. And from his Arizona home, where he’s battling brain cancer, the Arizona senator on Thursday lobbed a new attack at the White House over its Syria policy.

    LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press|

  • Politics

    CIA director: Moscow loves to ‘stick it to America’

    ASPEN, Colo. >> CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that Russia is interested in staying in Syria, partly because they “love to stick it to America.”

    DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press|

  • Politics

    Even with Trump warning, Mueller likely to probe finances

    WASHINGTON >> President Donald Trump’s growing anxiety about the federal Russia probe has spilled into public view with his warning that special counsel Robert Mueller would be out of bounds if he dug into the Trump family’s finances. But that’s a line that Mueller seems sure to cross.

    CHAD DAY Associated Press|

  • Politics

    Police profiling study looks at problem patterns in 9 Connecticut towns

    HARTFORD >> Researchers at Central Connecticut State University say they have found some common factors in nine Connecticut police departments previously identified as having an issue with pulling over a disproportionately large number of minorities.

    By Pat Eaton-Robb The Associated Press|

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