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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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Firefighters Battle House Fire in Newtown

Firefighters Battle House Fire in Newtown

The Newtown Fire Department is battling a house fire in Newtown.

Body Found in Connecticut River in Middletown

Body Found in Connecticut River in Middletown

A body was found in the Connecticut River in Middletown on Tuesday evening, police said.

Ansonia Schools Open Wednesday With Police Presence

Ansonia Schools Open Wednesday With Police Presence

Ansonia schools were closed on Tuesday after a student reported an anonymous post on the After School app from someone who wrote he or she was tired of being bullied and threatened to shoot "it" up, according to...

Black Bear Found Dead in Roxbury Was Shot

Black Bear Found Dead in Roxbury Was Shot

A bear found dead at a nature preserve in Roxbury earlier this month was shot and likely dumped on Roxbury Land Trust Property, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

Protests Turn Violent Outside Trump Rally in NM

Protests Turn Violent Outside Trump Rally in NM

In one of the presidential campaign year's more grisly spectacles, demonstrators at a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, injuring...

Ansonia Business Analyst Accused of Selling Cocaine: Police

Ansonia Business Analyst Accused of Selling Cocaine: Police

An Ansonia business analyst is accused of selling cocaine, police said.