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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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Rescue Crews Search for Missing Swimmer

Rescue Crews Search for Missing Swimmer

Rescue crews are looking for a missing man in the water at Bradley Point in West Haven.

Motorcyclist Dies in Chaplin Crash

Motorcyclist Dies in Chaplin Crash

One person died after a motorcycle crash in Chaplin.

Trooper, Cop and Suspect Injured in Crash After Car Chase

Trooper, Cop and Suspect Injured in Crash After Car Chase

A suspect, state trooper and Woodbury police officer were injured after a stolen car pursuit that led to shots fired and ended with a crash in Washington, Connecticut.

Bobcat Euthanized After Attacking Woman:  EnCon Police

Bobcat Euthanized After Attacking Woman: EnCon Police

A bobcat that attacked at least one person in Lebanon has been euthanized, according to Department of Energy and Environmental Protection State Environmental Conservation Police.

Vigil Planned for Abused Groton 2-Month-Old Baby

Vigil Planned for Abused Groton 2-Month-Old Baby

Groton residents will take a moment to pray Monday night for a baby police say was abused by his father.

Two People Hospitalized After Crash With Driver Fleeing Police

Two People Hospitalized After Crash With Driver Fleeing Police

Two people were extricated from a car and hospitalized after a driver fleeing police crashed into it.