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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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Parents Report 'Incident' at Windsor Locks Preschool

Parents Report 'Incident' at Windsor Locks Preschool

Police are investigating a Windsor Locks preschool after parents reported about an "incident", police said.

Principal on Leave After Brother Is Charged With Child Porn

Principal on Leave After Brother Is Charged With Child Porn

A Farmington principal is on leave pending a review after her brother, who lives in her Middletown home and has volunteered at her school, was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography.

Driver in Fatal Waterbury Crash Had Cocaine on Him: Police

Driver in Fatal Waterbury Crash Had Cocaine on Him: Police

Police have responded to a crash at 2210 Thomaston Ave. in Waterbury, but no additional information was immediately available.

Mumps Outbreak Reported at Sacred Heart University

Mumps Outbreak Reported at Sacred Heart University

There is an outbreak of mumps at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, according to the state Department of Public Health, and they are urging residents to check their vaccination records and to be aware of the...

3 Charged in Connection With San Bernardino Investigation

3 Charged in Connection With San Bernardino Investigation

The brother of one of the San Bernardino terror attack shooters was among three people arrested Thursday morning after warrants were served in a Southern California marriage fraud investigation.

University of Hartford Students Asked to Seek Indoor Shelter

University of Hartford Students Asked to Seek Indoor Shelter

The University of Hartford is asking students to stay indoors or seek immediate shelter and lock doors, according to a tweet put out by the school.