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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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Firefighter Shows Up Drunk at Stranger's Apartment: Police

Firefighter Shows Up Drunk at Stranger's Apartment: Police

Police said 44-year-old Lamont Freeman showed up drunk at a multi-family apartment at 160 Barbour Street while he was off duty around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Decomposed Body Found Behind Waterbury Home

Decomposed Body Found Behind Waterbury Home

The decomposed body of a man was found behind a house in Waterbury on Tuesday and police are investigating.

CL&P, UI Score in the Bottom of Nationwide Customer Service Survey

CL&P, UI Score in the Bottom of Nationwide Customer Service Survey

The power companies took a lot of flak for them and now years later those companies have gotten another bad review

LifeStar Responds to Crash on Route 66 in Portland

LifeStar Responds to Crash on Route 66 in Portland

One person was airlifted to the hospital following a crash on Route 66 in Portland, according to police.

Waterbury Residents Fight Cell Tower Proposal

Waterbury Residents Fight Cell Tower Proposal

Those living in the Town Plot neighborhood of Waterbury are standing their ground and demanding that the city tell Verizon Wireless to take a hike.

Swatting Case Could Be Connected to Minecraft

Swatting Case Could Be Connected to Minecraft

Police believe a reported shooting in Hamden on Tuesday is another case of swatting and the homeowner thinks it might be retribution from someone who did not get access to his son’s Minecraft-online...