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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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Snow Showers Tomorrow, Brutal Cold This Weekend

Snow Showers Tomorrow, Brutal Cold This Weekend

After a fresh coating to 2 inches of snow today, another round of snow showers is expected tomorrow.

1 Dead in Crash on Route 74 in Tolland

1 Dead in Crash on Route 74 in Tolland

One person was killed when a car hit a tree on Route 74 in Tolland late Wednesday morning.

Police Warn of Hartford Traffic Congestion for Springsteen Concert

Police Warn of Hartford Traffic Congestion for Springsteen Concert

Bruce Springsteen fans are already camped out at the XL Center in Hartford for the concert tonight and police are warning that traffic will be a bit of a challenge as fans continue to come into the city.

Robbers Strike at Hamden Subway, Rob Customer at Gunpoint

Robbers Strike at Hamden Subway, Rob Customer at Gunpoint

Police are looking for the two people who robbed a Hamden Subway and held a female customer up at gunpoint on Tuesday night.

Chris Christie Suspends Presidential Campaign

Chris Christie Suspends Presidential Campaign

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is suspending his presidential bid, his campaign confirmed to NBC News. Christie had announced Tuesday night that he would return home to New Jersey rather than head to...

Video Shows Suspect Assaulting Man During Robbery: Police

Video Shows Suspect Assaulting Man During Robbery: Police

The Waterbury Police are looking to identify the suspect involved in an assault and robbery on Monday.