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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.

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Slain Waterbury Woman Lost Sister to Domestic Violence
Slain Waterbury Woman Lost Sister to Domestic Violence

A woman who was found slain along with her young daughter last week had become an anti-domestic violence activist after her sister was killed four years ago, and authorities allege both women were killed by...

Car Crashes Into Building in Norwalk
Car Crashes Into Building in Norwalk

A car crashed into a building in Norwalk and two people have been taken to the hospital, according to police.

Backyard Poultry Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 9 in CT
Backyard Poultry Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 9 in CT

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a multi-state outbreak of salmonella connected to backyard poultry and there have been nine reported cases in Connecticut.

Americans Are Dazzled as Eclipse Turns Day Into Night
Americans Are Dazzled as Eclipse Turns Day Into Night

Millions of Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and disposable protective glasses Monday as the moon blotted out the sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to...

Construction Worker Severely Injured on a Tolland Bridge
Construction Worker Severely Injured on a Tolland Bridge

A construction worker was severely injured at a job site on a bridge in Tolland on Monday.