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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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Death of Simsbury Woman Ruled a Homicide

Death of Simsbury Woman Ruled a Homicide

The untimely death of a female insurance company executive found injured alongside Iron Horse Boulevard in Simsbury has been ruled a homicide, according to the state medical examiner's office.

Suspect Injures Cops, Rams Them With Stolen Car: Police

Suspect Injures Cops, Rams Them With Stolen Car: Police

Two police officers were injured when the fleeing driver of a stolen car attacked them and then hit them with the vehicle in an effort to escape, police said.

Hamden Crash Knocks Down Wires

Hamden Crash Knocks Down Wires

Whitney Avenue in Hamden is shut down after a crash knocked electrical wires onto the road Saturday morning.

Crash Closes Berlin Turnpike Southbound Side

Crash Closes Berlin Turnpike Southbound Side

The Berlin Turnpike is closed in Newington due to a car crash.

Bill Cosby's Foxwoods Comedy Club Appearance Postponed

Bill Cosby's Foxwoods Comedy Club Appearance Postponed

The comedy club at Foxwoods Resort Casino has postponed Bill Cosby's upcoming show scheduled for Jan. 31, 2015.

Woman Dead in Simsbury Was Insurance Executive, Mom

Woman Dead in Simsbury Was Insurance Executive, Mom

Police are investigating the untimely death of an insurance company executive and active member of the community who was found injured on the side of the road in Simsbury on Thursday night.