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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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Football Game Canceled Over "Inappropriate Behavior"

Football Game Canceled Over "Inappropriate Behavior"

A high school football game has been canceled after members of the Daniel Hand High School junior varsity team engaged in “inappropriate behavior” in the school locker room and on the bus, according to...

1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Norwalk Hit-and-Run Crash

1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Norwalk Hit-and-Run Crash

One person has died and two others were injured in a hit-and-run crash on Woodward Avenue in Norwalk, and police said a person of interest is in custody.

Accused Hamden Murderer is a Popular New Haven Hip Hop Artist

Accused Hamden Murderer is a Popular New Haven Hip Hop Artist

The man accused of shooting and killing a Hamden man in his Circular Avenue apartment earlier this month is a well-known musician born and raised in New Haven.

Man Sexually Abuses Woman's Pit Bull: Police

Man Sexually Abuses Woman's Pit Bull: Police

Police have taken a suspect into custody after receiving the report that a man sexually abused a Waterbury resident's rescue dog.

Man Steals From Bridgeport Business Twice in One Night

Man Steals From Bridgeport Business Twice in One Night

Police are searching for the man who broke into a Bridgeport electronics store not once but twice early Wednesday morning.

LifeStar Airlifts Motorcylist Hurt in Canaan Crash

LifeStar Airlifts Motorcylist Hurt in Canaan Crash

A LifeStar medical helicopter responded to the area of Routes 7 and 63 in the Falls Village section of Canaan on Friday evening to airlift a motorcycle driver involved a crash with several other calls, according...