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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM EST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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.

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Road Repairs Underway After Hartford Water Main Break

Road Repairs Underway After Hartford Water Main Break

A water main broke on Victoria Road in Hartford around 1 a.m. on Friday and officials from MDC said water is back on and road restoration should be complete by 9 a.m.

Man Struck By Car in Norwalk Has Died: Police

Man Struck By Car in Norwalk Has Died: Police

A 79-year-old Norwalk man who was struck by a car on Thursday night has died and police are investigating.

Frontier Billing Error Overcharges Customers by Hundreds of Dollars

Frontier Billing Error Overcharges Customers by Hundreds of Dollars

Some customers who found repeated errors on their Frontier Communications bills had little luck in getting each charge resolved until nearly four months of trying.

Crash Closes Two Lanes of I-91 North in Rocky Hill

Crash Closes Two Lanes of I-91 North in Rocky Hill

Two lanes of Interstate 91 North are closed in Rocky Hill after a crash and there are heavy delays into Cromwell.

FDA Approves First Commercial Zika Virus Test

FDA Approves First Commercial Zika Virus Test

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first commercial U.S. test Thursday to diagnose the Zika virus, NBC News reported. Quest Diagnostics will use the same method that government labs use to look...

Bear Spotted Along I-84 in Southbury

Bear Spotted Along I-84 in Southbury

State police responded to Interstate 84 East in Southbury on Friday morning after receiving reports of a bear along the highway, but it was gone when troopers arrived.