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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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Teen Charged in Crash that Killed 15-Year-Old Girl

Teen Charged in Crash that Killed 15-Year-Old Girl

A 16-year-old Waterbury boy has been arrested and charged with second-degree manslaughter in connection with a crash that killed a 15-year-old girl and sent a 13-year old to the hospital.

Death of Man Found in Well Appears Accidental

Death of Man Found in Well Appears Accidental

A man's body was found in a well on French Street in Watertown on Thursday morning and police said it appears to be accidental death.

Brothers Arrested on Home Improvement Fraud Charges

Brothers Arrested on Home Improvement Fraud Charges

Vernon police arrested two brothers accused of home improvement fraud and stealing from the woman who hired them to do contracting work at her house.

State Police Seize Quarter-Million Dollars Worth of Illegal Fireworks

State Police Seize Quarter-Million Dollars Worth of Illegal Fireworks

State police have seized four trailers full of illegal fireworks during a raid in Danbury. Combined, they are worth nearly $250,000.

No Autopy Results Released on Ansonia Baby

No Autopy Results Released on Ansonia Baby

Police continue to investigate the untimely death of a 6-week-old baby girl in Ansonia and said no autopsy results have been released.

Petition Calls for Removal of Slavery Supporter's Name From Yale

Petition Calls for Removal of Slavery Supporter's Name From Yale

A petition is circulating to have Yale University change the name of one of its colleges because it is named after a supporter of slavery.