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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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Milford Mom, Son Steal Safes From Neighbors on Thanksgiving

Milford Mom, Son Steal Safes From Neighbors on Thanksgiving

A mother and son from Milford are facing charges after breaking into their neighbor’s house and stealing two safes on Thanksgiving Day, according to police.

Winterfest Hartford Opens Tonight

Winterfest Hartford Opens Tonight

The holiday season is in full swing, winter festivities are kicking off in Hartford.

Ray Rice Wins the Appeal of His Suspension

Ray Rice Wins the Appeal of His Suspension

Ray Rice has won his appeal of his indefinite NFL suspension, The Associated Press reported. Per a league source, former U.S. Judge Barbara S. Jones overturned the suspension. Rice will be immediately...

West Hartford Police Increase Patrols After Rash of Burglaries

West Hartford Police Increase Patrols After Rash of Burglaries

West Hartford police are stepping up patrols after several burglaries over the past month in town.

Gunman Fired 100 Rounds at Buildings: Austin Police

Gunman Fired 100 Rounds at Buildings: Austin Police

Austin police say a gunman fired more than 100 rounds at the Mexican Consulate, city police headquarters and other downtown buildings before he was killed. Police Chief Art Acevedo said a police sergeant shot at...

Car Found in Water at Bridgeport Harbor

Car Found in Water at Bridgeport Harbor

Police are investigating after a car was found in Bridgeport Harbor, according to the Bridgeport mayor's office.