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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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Man Wrongfully Convicted of Rape, Murder Could Ask CT for $8M

Man Wrongfully Convicted of Rape, Murder Could Ask CT for $8M

A Wallingford man could ask the state of Connecticut for as much as $8 million in damages after spending more than two decades in prison after being wrongfully convicted of raping and murdering Barbara Pelkey.

Alderman Admits to Drunken Outburst at Mayor's Office

Alderman Admits to Drunken Outburst at Mayor's Office

The chair of the New Britain Board of Aldermen has stepped down after an alleged drunken outburst at Mayor Erin Stewart's office last week during which he called her vulgar names and told her not to run...

Tractor Trailer Crash Cleared from I-84 East

Tractor Trailer Crash Cleared from I-84 East

Lanes closed due to a tractor trailer crash in Danbury on Interstate 84 on Monday have reopened.

Woman Left Child in 140-Degree Car: Police

Woman Left Child in 140-Degree Car: Police

East Hartford police arrested a woman who is accused of leaving a child in a 140-degree car for hours while she was getting her nails done.

Couple Accused of Leaving 8-Year-Old in Hot Car for 45 Minutes

Couple Accused of Leaving 8-Year-Old in Hot Car for 45 Minutes

A New London couple is facing charges after allegedly leaving an 8-year-old in a hot car in Groton, according to police.

Severe Thunderstorms Bring Wind, Lightning

Severe Thunderstorms Bring Wind, Lightning

Severe thunderstorms brought gusty winds, heavy rain and lots of lightning to parts of northern and central Connecticut, leaving thousands without power around the state.