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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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2 Killed When Car Flips on I-84 East in Southington

2 Killed When Car Flips on I-84 East in Southington

Two people suffered life-threatening injuries when their car rolled over on Interstate 84 eastbound in Southington Tuesday afternoon.

State Department of Labor to Cut Unspecified Number of Jobs

State Department of Labor to Cut Unspecified Number of Jobs

The state Department of Labor plans to lay off employees to account for "a significant budget shortfall" that "appears too great to resolve with the current staffing levels," an agency spokesperson said...

State Approves First Phase of Mixmaster Replacement Project

State Approves First Phase of Mixmaster Replacement Project

The state has approved $24.9 million in bonds for transportation projects, including $1 million to design and engineer the replacement of the Interstate 84 Mixmaster in Waterbury.

Heat Wave Possible, Air Quality Concerns Arise

Heat Wave Possible, Air Quality Concerns Arise

Connecticut is on target for our first heat wave of the summer and state officials are warning of the possibility of poor air quality.

Brady's 4-Game Suspension Upheld

Brady's 4-Game Suspension Upheld

Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league announced its "Deflategate" decision...

Falling Tree Critically Injures 2 Children at Children's Museum

Falling Tree Critically Injures 2 Children at Children's Museum

Two children were hospitalized in critical condition and six other people suffered minor injuries after a falling tree struck them outside a children's museum in Pasadena on Tuesday, officials said.