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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...

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Daycare Employee Stole $10,000 from Daycare: Police

Daycare Employee Stole $10,000 from Daycare: Police

A former daycare worker has been arrested after the daycare facility she worked for went to police because they believed she stole cash.

Residents Outraged Over Proposed CL&P Rate Hike

Residents Outraged Over Proposed CL&P Rate Hike

Customers lashed out at CL&P's proposal to increase electric rates on Wednesday during the first of three public hearings on the issue.

Suspect in Stamford Cab Driver Stabbing in Custody: Police

Suspect in Stamford Cab Driver Stabbing in Custody: Police

A taxi driver was found dead outside a cab in Stamford this morning after he was stabbed at least 15 times, according to police.

Wire Damage Affecting Metro-North

Wire Damage Affecting Metro-North

Metro-North trains are running 10 to 15 minutes behind schedule on part of the New Haven line this morning because of wire damage in East Norwalk.

Police Arrest Burglary Suspects in Bristol

Police Arrest Burglary Suspects in Bristol

Bristol police have arrested two burglary suspects after investigating two suspicious people in an apartment complex parking lot.

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Secretly Wed in France

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Secretly Wed in France

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in France, a spokesman for the couple said, The Associated Press reported.