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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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Fleeing Driver, Estranged Wife Found Safe: PD

Fleeing Driver, Estranged Wife Found Safe: PD

Police have found a driver suspected of fleeing police and his estranged wife said to be taken against her will earlier in Seymour after a reported domestic dispute, police said.

Drunken Driver Injures 2 Construction Workers in Crash: PD

Drunken Driver Injures 2 Construction Workers in Crash: PD

Norwalk police arrested a drunken driver who led police on a pursuit onto Interstate 95 south and then crashed near a construction site, injuring four including two construction workers, police said.

Cops Seek Armed Home Invader, Robber Who Bound Couple: PD

Cops Seek Armed Home Invader, Robber Who Bound Couple: PD

Police are investigating an overnight armed home invasion and robbery in Manchester that happened while a husband, wife and their two children were home.

Two Hospitalized in Merritt Parkway Rollover Crash

Two Hospitalized in Merritt Parkway Rollover Crash

Two people were hospitalized in a double rollover crash in Fairfield on the Merritt Parkway on Saturday afternoon.

Suspect Charged in Killing of Texas Sheriff's Deputy

Suspect Charged in Killing of Texas Sheriff's Deputy

A 30-year-old man has been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a deputy at a suburban Houston gas station, the sheriff's office said Saturday afternoon, NBC News reported. Shannon J. Miles, 30,

LifeStar Airlifts Person Injured in New Hartford Crash

LifeStar Airlifts Person Injured in New Hartford Crash

Reservoir Road (Route 219) in New Hartford has reopened after LifeStar responded to airlift a person in a serious crash early Saturday evening.