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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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Girl, 16, Hid in Bedroom During Burglary

Girl, 16, Hid in Bedroom During Burglary

A 16-year-old North Haven resident hid in her bedroom when she heard a burglar in her home and called 911, police said.

Driver Killed in Merritt Parkway Crash

Driver Killed in Merritt Parkway Crash

A driver was killed in one of two crashes on the Merritt Parkway (Route 15) Sunday morning while traffic was being diverted off an exit.

Fire at Prospect Home

Fire at Prospect Home

Old Schoolhouse Road in Prospect is closed as crews respond to a fire.

I-95 South Reopens After Crash

I-95 South Reopens After Crash

Interstate 95 south has reopened in Old Lyme after to a serious crash.

Police Dog Helps Officers Make Two Narcotics Arrests

Police Dog Helps Officers Make Two Narcotics Arrests

Two men were arrested on narcotics charges after a police dog detected drugs during a motor vehicle stop in Putnam.

Chinese Restaurant Delivery Driver Robbed at Gunpoint

Chinese Restaurant Delivery Driver Robbed at Gunpoint

A Chinese restaurant delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint late Saturday night.