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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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Fire Destroys Hebron Home

Fire Destroys Hebron Home

Firefighters from multiple towns are responding to a fully involved house fire in Hebron Saturday afternoon.

Police Locate Driver From I-84 Rollover Crash

Police Locate Driver From I-84 Rollover Crash

State Police have located a driver involved in a crash on Interstate 84 in West Hartford early Saturday morning who left the scene and his or her car.

Fight Over Parking Space Leads to Standoff in Meriden

Fight Over Parking Space Leads to Standoff in Meriden

A Meriden resident will face felony charges after a conflict with a neighbor led to a police standoff during which she slipped knives under her apartment door and threatened to shoot police and other residents...

Officer Failed to Help Kids Approached by Strange Man: Mom

Officer Failed to Help Kids Approached by Strange Man: Mom

Authorities are investigating after two sisters, ages 13 and 7, were confronted by a strange man in a car while walking home from school Monday and tried but failed to get the attention of a nearby...

Man Who Robbed Bank Wore Female Wig: Cops

Man Who Robbed Bank Wore Female Wig: Cops

Bridgeport police are asking for the public's help in identifying a bank robbery suspect caught on surveillance video footage after a robbery at the Main Street TD Bank branch on Friday night.

Silver Alerts Issued for Missing Hartford Brothers

Silver Alerts Issued for Missing Hartford Brothers

Silver Alerts were issued for brothers Jose Caban, 14, and Lexus Alfinez, 12, both of Hartford.