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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.

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 11:02 AM EDT

Colbert Saves Couple's Wedding After Shutdown

Colbert Saves Couple's Wedding After Shutdown

Mike Cassesso and MaiLien Le were supposed to get married this Saturday at the Jefferson Memorial, but the government shutdown put those plans in jeopardy.

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 11:45 AM EDT

Newt Gingrich on "Leno": Shutdown "Not a Crisis"

Newt Gingrich on "Leno": Shutdown "Not a Crisis"

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich appeared on the "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno Wednesday and the topic of discussion was of course the government shutdown. Gingrich said the nation's first...

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20-Year-Old Charged in Willimantic Stabbing

20-Year-Old Charged in Willimantic Stabbing

A 20-year-old Wilimantic man is facing charges after stabbing and seriously wounding another man at his home on Church Street Friday afternoon, according to police.

Pedestrian Struck at Routes 4 and 272 in Torrington

Pedestrian Struck at Routes 4 and 272 in Torrington

Route 4 is closed at Route 272 in Torrington after a pedestrian was hit by a car outside Scarpelli's Restaurant on Friday evening.

Shooting, Police Chase Stalls Trains, Highway in Norwalk

Shooting, Police Chase Stalls Trains, Highway in Norwalk

Metro-North cut power to the New Haven Line in Norwalk after police chased people wanted in connection with a shooting in Stamford and followed one onto the tracks Friday night.

20-Year-Old Old Saybrook Resident Hit and Killed After UConn Game

20-Year-Old Old Saybrook Resident Hit and Killed After UConn Game

A 20-year-old from Old Saybrook has died and his 19-year-old friend is in the hospital after the young men were struck by a car while crossing a highway in New Jersey after attending the UConn game Thursday...

5 Key Points From Obama's Year-End Presser

5 Key Points From Obama's Year-End Presser

President Obama said Sony Pictures Entertainment had made a mistake pulling the movie “The Interview," and defended normalizing relations with Cuba in his last press conference of the year before heading...

Retailers Extend Hours During Holiday Rush

Retailers Extend Hours During Holiday Rush

With just a few days left to finish up your holiday shopping, retailers are staying open around the clock to make sure you get everything you need.