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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM EST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 04:09 PM EST

Bush Shows His Paintings on "Leno"

Bush Shows His Paintings on "Leno"

Since his departure from the White House, George W. Bush has made few public appearances, but decided to appear on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno Tuesday night. In a mostly tongue-in-cheek interview, Leno and...

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 11:32 AM EDT

SNL: Shutdown Fails "Gravity" Astronauts

SNL: Shutdown Fails "Gravity" Astronauts

As the government shutdown enters its third week, "Saturday Night Live" joked federal furloughs would have left the "Gravity" astronauts reliant on janitors in Houston to keep them alive.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 04:47 AM EDT

Jon Stewart Grills Kathleen Sebelius on Obamacare

Jon Stewart Grills Kathleen Sebelius on Obamacare

Jon Stewart grilled Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius over the new health care law Monday. But first, he joked about the online health exchange's glitches and delays.

Sunday, Oct 6, 2013 at 10:27 AM EDT

SNL: Miley Causes the End of America

SNL: Miley Causes the End of America

"Saturday Night Live's" opening sketch this week predicted a dark future for America.

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Puppies Diagnosed With Parvo at Manchester Rescue Facility

Puppies Diagnosed With Parvo at Manchester Rescue Facility

Three puppies from a recent litter brought back from Tennessee developed the intestinal illness.

2-Year-Old Westport Boy Found in New York City

2-Year-Old Westport Boy Found in New York City

A 2-year-old boy missing from Westport since Thursday afternoon has been found at a relative's home in Manhattan and he is OK.

Man Hit and Killed While Delivering Newspapers

Man Hit and Killed While Delivering Newspapers

A 64-year-old Jamaican man is dead after he was hit by a pickup on South Main Street while delivering newspapers in West Hartford early Friday morning.

Sandy Hook Promise Launches Powerful Campaign About Spotting Signs Of Gun Violence

Sandy Hook Promise Launches Powerful Campaign About Spotting Signs Of Gun Violence

Sandy Hook Promise, a group dedicated to preventing gun violence, has launched a new and powerful campaign about how easy it can be to miss the signs of gun violence around you.

San Bernardino Recalls Terror Attack With Silence, Speakers

San Bernardino Recalls Terror Attack With Silence, Speakers

At the moment when shooters unleashed terror on San Bernardino a year ago, county employees remembered their fallen colleagues with a moment of silence late Friday morning. A bell rang 14 times in memory of...

Trump Risks China Rift After Talks With Taiwan Leader

Trump Risks China Rift After Talks With Taiwan Leader

President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with the president of Taiwan, a move that will be sure to anger China. It is highly unusual, perhaps unprecedented, for a U.S. president or president-elect to speak...