Top Iranian Nuclear Scientist Killed In Attack

Updated at 6:54 a.m. ET Saturday A top Iranian scientist believed to be responsible for developing the country's military nuclear program was killed Friday, causing outrage in Iran and raising U.S. concerns over potential retaliation. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was in a vehicle that came under attack from "armed terrorists," Iran's Defense Ministry said in a statement . "In the shootout between Fakhrizadeh's bodyguards and the terrorists, the scientist was seriously wounded and taken to hospital,"...

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Native American History Being Taught In Conn. Schools Not A Moment Too Soon For Indigenous People

Tribal leaders in Connecticut are trying again for a long-sought-after goal — to make Native American history a mandatory part of the state’s public school curriculum.

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A COVID-19 Vaccine For Children May Still Be Many Months Away

It may only be weeks until a COVID-19 vaccine is approved for use in the U.S. Pfizer and its partner BioNTech asked the Food and Drug Administration to grant an emergency use authorization for their vaccine a week ago, and Moderna is expected to follow suit in coming days. But even when those vaccines hit the market, they will not be available to children. That's because very few children have been part of the clinical trials to date. Pfizer only recently began enrolling children as young as...

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President Trump's push to overturn the election results suffered another in a series of defeats on Friday — this time in Wisconsin, where officials in the state's most populous county announced that a recount had added to President-elect Joe Biden's lead. Albeit slightly: Out of the roughly 460,000 ballots cast in Milwaukee County, Biden made a net gain of 132 votes on review.

As a toddler, Kenley Gupta stopped speaking after her mom died. Over the years, she recovered from the anxiety disorder, called mutism, but in March the 8-year-old went silent again.

The change occurred soon after her school shut down. Kenley was shocked when her school closed.

"I was really sad I couldn't see my friends," she said.

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Fairfield, Connecticut public school students told administrators at a recent town hall that the college’s mandate for them to keep their web cameras on during remote classes to be an 'invasion of privacy'.

The policy was added to ensure attendance. They say not all students have a comfortable home situation that they want to broadcast to classmates, and some have technical limitations.

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has urged state residents to avoid a rush to the stores for the traditional Black Friday sales.

He said retailers have extended their Black Friday sales over the next few weeks because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And most of the sales are also available online.

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Tribal leaders in Connecticut are trying again for a long-sought-after goal — to make Native American history a mandatory part of the state’s public school curriculum.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said there will be little practical effect from the Supreme Court ruling that bars attendance limits at houses of worship in pandemic hot zones. The two groups that sued as a result of the restrictions — the Roman Catholic Church and Orthodox Jewish synagogues — were no longer subject to them.

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has increased fines for businesses that violate COVID-19 guidelines to $10,000. The penalties take aim at large gatherings at restaurants and Black Friday shopping “mobs” over the long holiday weekend.

The 1964 movie "The Horror of Party Beach" has been called one of the worst films of all time. And yet it’s become a cult classic. It was filmed — on a beach — in Stamford, Connecticut.

Signs of a tattered, but resilient, voting system were on full display this week as one of the most contentious elections in U.S. history rolled toward completion.

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Connecticut health officials want people to restrict their visitation to nursing homes following a surge in COVID-19 cases. More than five thousand new cases were reported across the state over the weekend.

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