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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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More Snow to Affect Friday Morning Commute

More Snow to Affect Friday Morning Commute

Residents across Connecticut are still digging out from the Blizzard of 2015, but already, more snow is on the way and could make for a tricky Friday morning commute.

ATM Skimmer Accessed Hundreds of Bank Accounts: Police

ATM Skimmer Accessed Hundreds of Bank Accounts: Police

Authorities are investigating after someone attached skimming devices to two ATMs in East Haven earlier this month and used them to access hundreds of bank accounts, according to police.

2nd Sex Assault Suit Filed Against Lakeville Boarding School

2nd Sex Assault Suit Filed Against Lakeville Boarding School

A lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday claims two teachers and the headmaster at the Indian Mountain School in Lakeville sexually assaulted a 14-year-old boy between 1982 and 1984, and school officials who...

State to Pay $6M to Wrongfully Incarcerated Man

State to Pay $6M to Wrongfully Incarcerated Man

A Wallingford man cleared of rape and murder charges after 21 years behind bars will receive $6 million from the state, according to a memorandum of decision from the Office of the Claims Commissioner.

As Deficit Dips, All Sides Seek More Spending

As Deficit Dips, All Sides Seek More Spending

The government deficit is dropping and the voices in Washington calling for austerity are barely audible. Republicans want more defense spending. Democrats want more domestic spending. And President Barack Obama...

Heart Attack Patient Thanks Teams Who Saved Him During Storm

Heart Attack Patient Thanks Teams Who Saved Him During Storm

It may not have been on the agenda when Michael Anderson visited Connecticut this week, but the 55-year-old from Jamaica couldn't have been happier to see Hartford Hospital on Tuesday after suffering a heart...