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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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More Snow Moving in Tuesday

More Snow Moving in Tuesday

Winter weather advisories have been issued statewide ahead of another storm that will drop 2-4 inches of snow across Connecticut tomorrow night before changing over to ice.

Woman Raped After Meeting Man Through Dating App: Police

Woman Raped After Meeting Man Through Dating App: Police

New Haven police have arrested a Waterbury man accused of raping a woman he met through a dating app in what authorities are calling a "pretty horrific crime."

Norwich Parish Mourns Priest Killed in Norwich Crash

Norwich Parish Mourns Priest Killed in Norwich Crash

The Greek Orthodox community in Norwich is mourning the death of its recently installed priest, who died in a crash on Route 2 over the weekend.

Parent's Message to Middle Schoolers Perceived as Threat

Parent's Message to Middle Schoolers Perceived as Threat

The parent of a Southington Middle School student posted an anonymous comment online over the weekend warning students they would be "in for a surprise come Monday," and someone else followed up with a...

South Windsor Teacher Suspended Over Inappropriate Poem

South Windsor Teacher Suspended Over Inappropriate Poem

An English teacher at South Windsor High School has been placed on leave after directing students to read what school officials are calling a "highly inappropriate" poem.

Greek Orthodox Priest Killed in Norwich Crash

Greek Orthodox Priest Killed in Norwich Crash

A 37-year-old Greek Orthodox priest was killed in a crash on Route 2 in Norwich on Sunday afternoon, according to state police.