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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.

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.

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Dogs That Attacked Woman in New Haven to Be Euthanized

Dogs That Attacked Woman in New Haven to Be Euthanized

The two dogs that attacked a woman in New Haven, who later died, will be euthanized, according to police.

'What is This?': Radio Video of Latino Fest Causes Outrage

'What is This?': Radio Video of Latino Fest Causes Outrage

Government officials are denouncing a video made by a local radio station, showing on of its hosts making comments at the Latino Hartford Festival last week.

Former UConn Student in Mac-and-Cheese Rant Arrested Again

Former UConn Student in Mac-and-Cheese Rant Arrested Again

A former UConn student who was taken into custody after a profanity-laced tirade over jalapeno-bacon macaroni-and-cheese at a dining hall last fall has been arrested again, accused of assaulting a police officer...

Sponsors Remain Committed to Riverfront Despite Canceled Fireworks

Sponsors Remain Committed to Riverfront Despite Canceled Fireworks

The two major sponsors of Riverfront in Hartford told NBC Connecticut Tuesday that they will remain with the event.

Dozens Killed in Explosions at Istanbul Airport: PM

Dozens Killed in Explosions at Istanbul Airport: PM

Explosions rocked Turkey's largest airport Tuesday night, killing at least three dozen people and wounding scores more in what appeared to be a coordinated terror attack, officials said.

Connecticut DOT Switching to LED Street Lights

Connecticut DOT Switching to LED Street Lights

The Connecticut Department of Transportation said changing streetlights over to LED’s is not like just replacing a light bulb because usually the pole, the control box, the foundation, and miles of underground...