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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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Suspect Sought After Triple Shooting in New Britain
Suspect Sought After Triple Shooting in New Britain

New Britain police said they are looking for a 36-year-old Jermaine Tywane Scott in connection with a triple shooting at a home near a New Britain elementary school that sent two women and a child to the hospital, according to police. He should be considered armed and dangerous, police warn.

First Alert: Wintry Mix Expected Friday
First Alert: Wintry Mix Expected Friday

NBC Connecticut Meteorologists have issued a 'First Alert' for a wintry mix that will impact the state on Friday.

State Offers Guide for Planning in Event of Deportation
State Offers Guide for Planning in Event of Deportation

The state of Connecticut is providing a guide for parents to come up with a plan that includes “standby parents” in the event that a mother father gets deported or is detained.

Woman Nearly Strikes Officers Near US Capitol; Shots Fired
Woman Nearly Strikes Officers Near US Capitol; Shots Fired

U.S. Capitol Police fired shots at a woman driver during a confrontation near the Capitol Building Wednesday morning. Officials say that just before the clash, the woman fled from a traffic stop and nearly hit officers. The woman, who has not been identified, was driving erratically just south of the U.S. Capitol about 9:20 a.m., police said. Officers tried to pull her over. But the driver made a U-turn and nearly hit officers, U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman Eva Maleki said in a mid-morning update. Police say the incident appears to be criminal in nature and not related to terrorism. The Capitol Building was not closed during the incident.

WATCH LIVE: Testimony Continues in Hernandez Trial
WATCH LIVE: Testimony Continues in Hernandez Trial

Testimony continues Wednesday in the double-murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez.

Card Skimmers Found in Willimantic
Card Skimmers Found in Willimantic

Willimantic police are warning of card skimmers after the department received several reports of the devices from local businesses.