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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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Police Probe Death of Middletown Teen 30 Years Ago

Police Probe Death of Middletown Teen 30 Years Ago

Police are trying to figure out what happened to a Middletown High School graduate who was found face down in a pool of water 30 years ago.

Lesbian Couple Attacked at Six Flags New England: Police

Lesbian Couple Attacked at Six Flags New England: Police

Police say two western Massachusetts women attacked a lesbian couple from Rhode Island whom they saw kissing at Six Flags New England.

'Something Wrong': Family of Missing Woman Makes Plea for Help

'Something Wrong': Family of Missing Woman Makes Plea for Help

The family of a 57-year-old Middletown woman who has been missing more than two weeks is pleading for help to bring her home.

Man Stole Power at Building Where Torso Was Found: Cops

Man Stole Power at Building Where Torso Was Found: Cops

A 46-year-old man has been arrested for stealing electricity at the vacant Salvation Army building in New Haven where police found a headless torso while investigating the dismemberment of a homeless man earlier...

Cecil the Lion's Killer Contacts Authorities

Cecil the Lion's Killer Contacts Authorities

Dr. Walter James Palmer, the American dentist who sparked outrage after killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, has reached out to U.S. authorities, U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials said Friday. A representative...

Baltimore Killings Soar With 45 Homicides in July

Baltimore Killings Soar With 45 Homicides in July

Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: With 45 homicides in July, the city has seen more bloodshed in a single...