Bill Cosby Sentenced To At Least 3 Years In State Prison

Updated: September 25, 3:07 p.m. ET Editor's note: This story contains a graphic description of sexual assault. A judge has sentenced Bill Cosby to three to 10 years in Pennsylvania state prison, five months after a jury found the entertainer guilty of aggravated indecent assault. Cosby will serve at least three years behind bars, after which he would become eligible for supervised release. But there is no guarantee he would be released at that point. Cosby's prison sentence completes the TV...

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Connecticut’s Income Tax Likely To Be Flashpoint At Gubernatorial Debate

The next televised gubernatorial debate in Connecticut has the potential to become a tag team attack on Republican candidate Bob Stefanowski.

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Spices, Ceramics Found Aboard 400-Year-Old Portuguese Shipwreck

A 400-year-old shipwreck that signified a time when the spice trade between Portugal and India was booming has been uncovered 40 feet below the water's surface during a dredging project. The shipwreck was discovered off the coast of Cascais, Portugal, not far from the capital, Lisbon. According to BBC , archaeologists believe the ship sank as it was returning from a voyage to India sometime between 1575 and 1625. Divers searching the wreck have found spices, nine bronze cannons that were...

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Officials of Yale’s School of Medicine say a professor found guilty of sexual harassment has been stripped of a prestigious endowed chair.

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The latest round of tariffs on imported goods are taking effect. This round is the largest yet, impacting $200 billion worth of goods from China. The tariffs will likely lead to price increases on products ranging from pork to plastic fences.

Instagram Co-Founders To Step Down

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Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, co-founders of Instagram, have announced their plan to leave the company that produces the popular photo-sharing application.

"We're planning on taking some time off to explore our curiosity and creativity again," Systrom said in a statement on the company's website. "Building new things requires that we step back, understand what inspires us and match that with what the world needs; that's what we plan to do."

Lauren Underwood, Democratic House candidate in Illinois' 14th district, is part of a record boom of women running for office in 2018 – from Congress to governorships to state legislatures across the country.

But she didn't just wake up one day and decide this was the year.

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Law school students at Yale University took part in a sit-in Monday in protest against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The latest allegations against Kavanaugh date to his time as a student at Yale.

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A protest is brewing over a plan to build a Burger King next door to a more than 300-year-old cemetery in Norwich, Connecticut. The local historical society is concerned the fast food restaurant might end up built on an unmarked section of burial ground.

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein remained in his job on Monday afternoon after a visit to the White House that sparked a flurry of reports suggesting he might resign or be fired.

A person close to Rosenstein said he was expecting to be fired after the New York Times story on Friday about his early tenure in office. The deputy attorney general oversees the special counsel's Russia investigation, which has made Rosenstein's job security part of the long-running political battle over the probe.

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh says he isn't considering withdrawing following more allegations of sexual misconduct from decades ago, and he proclaimed his innocence in a new TV interview Monday evening.

"I'm not going to let false accusations drive us out of this process," Kavanaugh told Fox News' Martha MacCallum in an interview alongside his wife, Ashley.

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The two major party candidates running for governor in Connecticut say they welcome having an unaffiliated candidate join them on stage in their next televised gubernatorial debate on Wednesday.

The Norwalk Symphony Orchestra opens their season with a concert on Saturday, September 29 that features works by Arvo Part, Jean Sibelius and Beethoven's Violin Concerto with soloist Francisco Fullana. Kate Remington talks with conductor Jonathan Yates about the thread that ties these magnificent works together. 

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