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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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Avon TD Bank Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

Avon TD Bank Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

Police have arrested a man suspected of robbing the TD Bank in Avon at gunpoint last Sunday and believe he may be tied to another bank robbery that happened in town days later.

Pastor Shot Outside Church

Pastor Shot Outside Church

Hartford police are investigating two early morning shootings Sunday that happened minutes apart, sending two victims to the hospital, including a beloved pastor shot outside a church while putting out Memorial...

D.E.E.P. Reminds Boaters to Stay Safe

D.E.E.P. Reminds Boaters to Stay Safe

On this holiday weekend, many people are getting outside to enjoy the nice weather.

Conn. Residents Arrested for Trafficking Heroin in Vt.

Conn. Residents Arrested for Trafficking Heroin in Vt.

Vermont State Police arrested two Connecticut residents on drug charges.

Firefighters Rescue Puppy Trapped in Culvert

Firefighters Rescue Puppy Trapped in Culvert

New Haven firefighters rescued a puppy who was trapped in a culvert late Saturday night.

Memorial Day Parades and Ceremonies Around Connecticut

Memorial Day Parades and Ceremonies Around Connecticut

Cities and towns around the state are holding Memorial Day parades and ceremonies to honor Connecticut's veterans and fallen troops.