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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 05:24 PM EST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

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.

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Search Warrant at Home of Mom Who Disappeared at Sea

Search Warrant at Home of Mom Who Disappeared at Sea

A search warrant has been executed at the home of a Middletown, Connecticut woman who is presumed dead after disappearing during a fishing trip with her son, a source close to the investigation said.

Construction Flaws Found After Trinity Deck Collapse

Construction Flaws Found After Trinity Deck Collapse

An investigation into the deck collapse at off-campus Trinity College housing that injured 32 students has revealed that two decks on the house were structurally deficient and collapsed because of construction...

DPH Declares Public Water Supply Emergency for 4 Fairfield County Towns

DPH Declares Public Water Supply Emergency for 4 Fairfield County Towns

The Department of Public Health commissioner declared a public water supply emergency for four Fairfield towns as drought conditions persist.

Centerplan Files Motion Delaying Construction at Ballpark

Centerplan Files Motion Delaying Construction at Ballpark

Centerplan Construction, the original general contractor and developer of Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford, is looking to put the brakes on future construction at the stadium, according to documents obtained...

Hackers Target Election Systems in More Than 20 States: Official

Hackers Target Election Systems in More Than 20 States: Official

Election systems in more than 20 states have been targeted in hacking attempts — far more than had been previously acknowledged — a senior Department of Homeland Security official told NBC News Thursday. The...

Ex-Student Who Sold Drugs Linked to 2015 Overdoses Sentenced

Ex-Student Who Sold Drugs Linked to 2015 Overdoses Sentenced

One of the five former Wesleyan University students arrested in connection with a slew of party drug overdoses last year has been sentenced to serve time in prison.