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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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High School Students Injured in Boating Accident

High School Students Injured in Boating Accident

Multiple departments are responding to a boating accident on Coventry Lake in Coventry, according to emergency dispatchers.

Murder Suspect Shot Two Brothers, Killing One: PD

Murder Suspect Shot Two Brothers, Killing One: PD

A Bridgeport man is facing murder charges after shooting two brothers early Sunday morning and killing one of them.

State Troopers Rescue Sleeping Man From Fire

State Troopers Rescue Sleeping Man From Fire

State troopers are credited with saving a New Britain man from a burning house after a fire broke out while he was sleeping.

Police Investigate Possible Enfield Home Invasion, Abduction

Police Investigate Possible Enfield Home Invasion, Abduction

Police from two towns are investigating a possible home invasion and abduction early morning in Enfield.

2 Suspects Dead, Guard Shot at Texas Muhammad Art Exhibit

2 Suspects Dead, Guard Shot at Texas Muhammad Art Exhibit

Two armed men opened fire on police outside an event showcasing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad in Garland, Texas.

Prison on Lockdown After Correction Officer Assaulted

Prison on Lockdown After Correction Officer Assaulted

The MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institute in Suffield is on lockdown after an inmate assaulted a correction officer, according to the Department of Correction.