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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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Dangerous Cold, Then More Snow

Dangerous Cold, Then More Snow

Wind chill advisories and winter storm watches have been issued for most of the state ahead of dangerous cold and up to another foot of snow that's expected to blanket the state Monday.

2 Dead in Apartment Fire at East Brooklyn Mill Site

2 Dead in Apartment Fire at East Brooklyn Mill Site

Two people may be unaccounted for after fire tore through the old Tiffany Mill site in East Brooklyn on Friday afternoon, ravaging seven apartments and forcing nearly a dozen residents from their homes,...

Plainville Cop Killer Could Have Parole Rescinded

Plainville Cop Killer Could Have Parole Rescinded

After 25 years behind bars, the man who “emptied his gun” into a Plainville police officer has been getting ready to go free – but that decision could soon be reversed.

Southington Sex Offender Arrested on Child Porn Charges

Southington Sex Offender Arrested on Child Porn Charges

A 45-year-old convicted sex offender from Southington is facing new charges after investigators found child pornography on his computer, according to police.

Danbury Hospital Hazmat Response Was Precautionary

Danbury Hospital Hazmat Response Was Precautionary

Firefighters are responding to Danbury Hospital after receiving the report of hazardous materials in the area Friday evening, according to the fire department.

Hernandez Jury Can Watch Super Bowl Unless He's Mentioned

Hernandez Jury Can Watch Super Bowl Unless He's Mentioned

The 18 New England residents sitting on the jury in the murder trial of former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will be allowed to watch the home team play in Sunday's Super Bowl, but the judge overseeing the case...