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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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Farmington Man Stabbed to Death in Florida

Farmington Man Stabbed to Death in Florida

A Farmington family is coming to grips with the death of their 28-year-old son, who was stabbed to death just days before finishing a bicycle trip down the East Coast, family members said.

Man Sexually Assaulted Sacred Heart University Student: Police

Man Sexually Assaulted Sacred Heart University Student: Police

A Sacred Heart University Student was sexually assaulted in Fairfield early on Monday morning and police have released a sketch of the attacker in hopes that someone can identify him.

Hartford Selects Ballpark Developer

Hartford Selects Ballpark Developer

The city of Hartford has selected one of three finalists to develop the Downtown North section and build a minor-league baseball stadium.

Milford School Closed Again Over AC Problems

Milford School Closed Again Over AC Problems

Joseph A. Foran High School in Milford is closed Wednesday while workers continue to repair an air conditioning malfunction that sent students home early Tuesday.

 Bank Robbery Suspect Kills Himself: Cops

Bank Robbery Suspect Kills Himself: Cops

The 28-year-old suspect in a Southington bank robbery and crash on Tuesday morning has taken his life, and police said he robbed the same bank two years ago.

Route 66 Reopens After Motorcycle Crash in East Hampton

Route 66 Reopens After Motorcycle Crash in East Hampton

Route 66 was closed in East Hampton after a car collided with a motorcycle Tuesday afternoon.