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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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Strange Man Follows, Grabs Student Walking Home

Strange Man Follows, Grabs Student Walking Home

Police are investigating after a strange man followed an elementary school student walking home, then got out of his car and grabbed the student Tuesday afternoon.

Drunken Driver Hits Parked Cars, Narrowly Misses Pedestrians

Drunken Driver Hits Parked Cars, Narrowly Misses Pedestrians

A man driving with a blood alcohol content more than three times the legal limit hit seven parked cars in East Windsor, narrowly missing people who scrambled out of the way, according to police.

Police Probe Messages From School Visitor to Young Student

Police Probe Messages From School Visitor to Young Student

Police are investigating the report that a college student observing an elementary school class in New Britain sent inappropriate text messages to at least one student.

Hartford Community Calls for End to Violence Amid Shooting Spree

Hartford Community Calls for End to Violence Amid Shooting Spree

Dozens gathered outside Hartford’s First Church of the Nazarene for an anti-violence rally Tuesday evening to call for an end to violence in the city after the church's own pastor was shot.

Amazon Hiring Hundreds to Work at Windsor Warehouse

Amazon Hiring Hundreds to Work at Windsor Warehouse

Retail giant Amazon is hiring 6,000 full-time workers around the country, including hundreds in Connecticut.

Shooting of Pastor at Church May Have Been Hate Crime: Police

Shooting of Pastor at Church May Have Been Hate Crime: Police

The shooting of a pastor in Hartford over Memorial Day weekend may have been a hate crime linked to the church's inclusion of gay and lesbian members, according to the police department.