Trump says gun negotiations going 'very slowly'

President Donald Trump is pouring cold water on prospects for a bipartisan compromise on gun legislation, even as his aides circulate a draft plan on Capitol Hill

Trump names hostage envoy O'Brien national security adviser

In this July 30, 2019, file photo, Robert O'Brien, U.S. Special Envoy Ambassador, arrives at the district court where U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky is to appear on charges of assault, in Stockholm, Sweden. President Donald Trump says he plans to name O'Brien to be his new national security adviser. (Erik Simander/TT via AP)

President Donald Trump names Robert O'Brien, his chief hostage negotiator, as his new national security adviser, replacing John Bolton

Trump's communications with foreign leader are part of a whistleblower complaint that spurred standoff

The whistleblower complaint that has triggered a tense showdown between the U.S. intelligence community and Congress involves President Donald Trump's communications with a foreign leader, according to two former U.S. officials familiar with the...

Lewandowski, House Democrats spar at 1st impeachment hearing

Corey Lewandowski, former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, references a copy of the Mueller Report that he requested to be brought to him, as he testifies to the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

House Democrats' 1st impeachment hearing quickly turned hostile as their sole witness, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, stonewalled many of their questions

EPA to revoke California's power to set stricter auto emissions standards

The Trump administration on Wednesday plans to revoke California's long-standing right to set stricter air pollution standards for cars and light trucks, the latest step in a broad campaign to undermine Obama-era policies aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change, two senior administration officials said.

The Trump administration on Wednesday plans to revoke California's long-standing right to set stricter air pollution standards for cars and light trucks, the latest step in a broad campaign to undermine Obama-era policies aimed at cutting greenhouse...

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A look at Corey Lewandowski's role in the Mueller report

In this March 8, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, right, and his lawyer Peter Chavkin, left, arrive to meet behind closed doors with the House Intelligence Committee, at the Capitol in Washington. Lewandowski, is expected to testify publicly before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Sept. 17, in what the panel is labeling its first official impeachment hearing. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

A look at some of what was said about Corey Lewandowski, former Trump aides in special counsel's report

House Democrats downplay idea of impeaching Kavanaugh

In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo, Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh watches as President Donald Trump arrives to give his State of the Union address to a joint session on Congress at the Capitol in Washington. (Doug Mills/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

House Democrats are downplaying the possibility of impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the wake of a new allegation of sexual impropriety, keeping the investigative focus on President Donald Trump even as 2020 Democratic hopefuls...

Times apologizes for tweet, revises Kavanaugh article

New York Times takes hits for coverage of a book by two of its reporters alleging a previously unreported accusation of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh

Rejected by teams, Trump finds new method to pick athletes for White House ceremonies

President Donald Trump presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former New York Yankees baseball pitcher Mariano Rivera, in the East Room of the White House, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

The New England Patriots are reportedly too busy this fall for the traditional Super Bowl champions' traditional visit to the White House this fall. The World Cup-winning U.S. women's soccer team made clear this summer it was not interested in...

'Squad' member Omar says she's confident Trump will be impeached

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., walks to the chamber Thursday, March 7, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, as the House was preparing to vote on a resolution to speak out against, as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said,

Rep. Ilhan Omar said it's a matter of when, not if, President Donald Trump will be impeached, and she's not worried about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and others not moving ahead right now.

Don't vote? The Trump campaign would like a word with you

Ashley Arentz, 28, of Jacksonville, N.C., waits in line with friend Jonathan Ritter to enter a rally that President Donald Trump staged for Republican congressional candidate Dan Bishop in Fayetteville, N.C., Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Arentz, a Marine, said she signed up to vote at the rally. Trump’s campaign is on the hunt for political unicorns: Trump’s team is searching for people in battleground states who support the president but didn’t vote in 2016. (AP Photo/Alan Fram)

Don't vote? The Trump campaign would like a word with you as his team searches for people in battleground states who support the president but didn't cast ballots in 2016.

Ocasio-Cortez endorses Markey for Senate in Massachusetts

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., asks a question during a House Oversight subcommittee hearing into the Trump administration's decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Bringing her political star power to races for Congress, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is endorsing Sen. Ed Markey for re-election in Massachusetts as he faces a potential primary challenge from Rep. Joe Kennedy III

Coming for your AR-15? O'Rourke scrambles Dems' gun message

Democratic presidential candidate former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke answers a question Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Democrats firmly contend they don't want to take away law-abiding citizens' firearms, but Beto O'Rourke is scrambling that message.

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Stormy Daniels keeps her clothes on at Mohegan Sun

The porn star turned stand-up comic roasted President Trump Wednesday in a gig at Comix Roadhouse.

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Police: Driver taken to hospital after having medical emergency in Norwich

A driver was taken to the hospital under life-threatening conditions after witnesses observed him apparently having a medical emergency and hitting a school bus and other vehicles, police said.

New London police investigating possible shots fired at convenience store

Police say they are investigating a Saturday night disturbance involving several people and possible shots fired in the parking lot of H&T Mart at 1 Ocean Ave.

Police logs — Sept. 16, 2019

Arrests by state and local police across the region.

Two arrested for burglarizing Stonington home with crowbar

Police charged two people from Westerly with burglarizing a home on Pequot Trail Saturday.

LOCAL NEWS

Norwich racing legend Bob Potter dies

Hall of Fame race car driver Bob Potter, a top competitor for decades, died this week after suffering a medical emergency while driving.

Debates announced in Waterford and New London

In the coming weeks The Day and League of Women Voters will be hosting debates in Waterford, for first selectman, and in New London for the office of mayor. More debates should be announced soon.

Be an Angel: Cycle for the Cause makes a stop in southeastern Connecticut

Cycle for the Cause, a 257-mile bicycle ride starting in Boston and ending in New York City, raises money to combat HIV and AIDS.

Butterfly release honors 15th anniversary

From left, StoneRidge resident and Conservation Committee Chair Sally Taylor is pictured with StoneRidge Director of Wellness Tracey Randolph. (photo submitted)

In recognition of its 15th anniversary, StoneRidge Senior Living nurtured chrysalises and released 15 monarch butterflies in the community’s butterfly garden Sept. 9.