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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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Record Cold Likely, Snow Moving in Sunday

Record Cold Likely, Snow Moving in Sunday

We'll see record cold overnight into Saturday, and snow beginning Sunday evening will bring up to 6 inches to the state.

Wesleyan Student Will Survive OD "Against All Odds": Family

Wesleyan Student Will Survive OD "Against All Odds": Family

A Wesleyan University student who remains hospitalized nearly a week after overdosing on MDMA, or "Molly," is slowly recovering, according to a statement from family members.

Body of German Shepherd Found in North Stonington

Body of German Shepherd Found in North Stonington

Police are investigating after the body of a German Shepherd was found near a lake in North Stonington, according to town officials.

West Hartford Smash-and-Grab Part of 6-State Robbery Spree

West Hartford Smash-and-Grab Part of 6-State Robbery Spree

Six people are facing federal charges after stealing Rolex watches worth $250,000 from the Lux Bond & Green store in West Hartford, and authorities have linked them to a group of thieves behind jewelry...

54-Year-Old Man Hit by Car While Crossing Street in Seymour

54-Year-Old Man Hit by Car While Crossing Street in Seymour

A 54-year-old man was seriously hurt when he was struck by a car while crossing the street in Seymour on Friday evening, according to police.

Animal Cruelty Charges Filed After Goats Found Dead, Emaciated

Animal Cruelty Charges Filed After Goats Found Dead, Emaciated

Two residents of West Suffield are facing animal cruelty charges after more than 30 goats were found dead last month and dozens more were malnourished, according to the state Department of Agriculture.