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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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Mother of  Baby in Hot Car Death Forgives Her Husband

Mother of Baby in Hot Car Death Forgives Her Husband

A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day says she forgives him.

Panhandler Stabbed in New Haven

Panhandler Stabbed in New Haven

Police are searching for the man who stabbed a 52-year-old panhandler on Monday afternoon in New Haven.

Police Respond to Crash at Routes 6 and 44 in Bolton

Police Respond to Crash at Routes 6 and 44 in Bolton

State police troopers responded to a crash involving a car and two motorcycles near the intersection of Route 6/Hop River Road and Route 44/Boston Turnpike in Bolton on Tuesday afternoon.

Coventry Man Reported Missing

Coventry Man Reported Missing

Police are asking for help to find a Coventry man who has been missing since Monday.

35 Percent in US Facing Debt Collectors: Study

35 Percent in US Facing Debt Collectors: Study

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

Teacher Who Survived Sandy Hook Shooting Has Book Deal

Teacher Who Survived Sandy Hook Shooting Has Book Deal

A teacher who helped save students' lives during the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut has a book deal.