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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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Winter Weather Causes Travel Trouble, Power Outages

Winter Weather Causes Travel Trouble, Power Outages

Winter weather spanning most of the state has caused countless crashes on Connecticut roads and thousands of power outages on what's typically one of the busiest travel days of the year.

Tractor-Trailer Crashes Into River Off Route 8 in Beacon Falls

Tractor-Trailer Crashes Into River Off Route 8 in Beacon Falls

The right lane of Route 8 southbound is closed between exits 24 and 25 in Beacon Falls after a tractor-trailer slid off the road and into the Naugatuck River, according to state police.

Oil Tanker Flips Over in Ellington

Oil Tanker Flips Over in Ellington

An oil truck rolled over and landed on its side Wednesday afternoon near the fire station at 316 Sandy Beach Road in the Crystal Lake section of Ellington.

Driver Breaks Into Business, Hides in Basement After Crash: Cops

Driver Breaks Into Business, Hides in Basement After Crash: Cops

Police have arrested the driver who ran from a rollover crash in Simsbury on Wednesday morning, then broke into a business and hid in the basement.

Undocumented Immigrants to Receive Connecticut Licenses

Undocumented Immigrants to Receive Connecticut Licenses

Thousands of immigrants in the U.S. illegally living in Connecticut can soon begin the process of obtaining a special state-issued driver's license.

Fire Damages Home on Prospect Avenue in Hartford

Fire Damages Home on Prospect Avenue in Hartford

Firefighters responded to a fire in a home at 80 Prospect Avenue in Hartford on Wednesday afternoon.