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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM EST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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.

Top Stories
All Ansonia Schools Closed Today After Possible Threat

All Ansonia Schools Closed Today After Possible Threat

Ansonia schools were dismissed early Monday after an anonymous post on an after school app indicated a possible threat, according to police, and schools are closed today.

Police Investigating Serious Crash in Middlebury

Police Investigating Serious Crash in Middlebury

Police are responding to a serious crash in Middlebury.

Police ID Man Hit By Car in Bristol on Monday

Police ID Man Hit By Car in Bristol on Monday

An 18-year-old man suffered head and back injuries when he was hit by a vehicle at West Washington and King streets in Bristol on Monday morning he is listed in stable condition, according to police.

Hartford City Council Adopts Budget: Report

Hartford City Council Adopts Budget: Report

The Hartford City Council adopted a $552.9 million budget last night, according to the Hartford Courant, and it keeps the city’s tax rate the same, but includes layoffs, union concessions and cuts in several...

EgyptAir 804 Human Remains Suggest Blast: Report

EgyptAir 804 Human Remains Suggest Blast: Report

Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board that may have brought down the aircraft in the east Mediterranean, a senior Egyptian forensics official...

Crash Closes Part of Old Farms Road in Avon

Crash Closes Part of Old Farms Road in Avon

Part of Old Farms Road in Avon is closed after a one-vehicle crash.