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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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One Dead After House Fire in Woodstock

One Dead After House Fire in Woodstock

One person is dead after a house fire in Woodstock.

How the Grinch Almost Stole Christmas in New Haven

How the Grinch Almost Stole Christmas in New Haven

This is the story of how Grinches almost stole Christmas. Thieves took hundreds of toys collected for children in New Haven.

Students Raise $4,000 for Fire Victims at Performance

Students Raise $4,000 for Fire Victims at Performance

At least 100 Enfield students sparkled with song and theater Sunday as they performed to raise money for survivors of a deadly fire on South River Street in Enfield that killed four.

Girl, 9, Hospitalized After Getting Hit By Car Near Mall

Girl, 9, Hospitalized After Getting Hit By Car Near Mall

A sport utility vehicle struck and injured a 9-year-old Waterbury girl Saturday, hospitalizing her, according to police.

Hartford Peace Activist Speaks Out Against Murder of NYPD Officers

Hartford Peace Activist Speaks Out Against Murder of NYPD Officers

The leader of a local group associated with some of the recent protests against the use of deadly force in the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown is publicly condemning Ismaaiyl Brinsley's actions killing...

Man Arrested in Meth Lab Bust

Man Arrested in Meth Lab Bust

Authorities are investigating after a meth lab was discovered Saturday night in East Windsor, according to police sources.