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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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Brutal Cold Grips Connecticut

Brutal Cold Grips Connecticut

An Arctic blast is producing some of the coldest temperatures Connecticut has seen in decades.

Truck Fire Closes I-84 East in Tolland

Truck Fire Closes I-84 East in Tolland

Interstate 84 East in Tolland is closed after a large tractor-trailer carrying frozen chickens caught fire.

Gas Outage Affecting Heat in Berlin During Brutal Cold

Gas Outage Affecting Heat in Berlin During Brutal Cold

Some Connecticut Natural Gas customers in Berlin do not have heat on this brutally cold Sunday morning began of a defective regulator, which is affecting getting natural gas to some customers.

One Person dead in Putnam Fire

One Person dead in Putnam Fire

One person has died after an early morning fire in Putnam.

Dems, GOP Battle Over Next SCOTUS Pick

Dems, GOP Battle Over Next SCOTUS Pick

The death of Justice Antonin Scalia has set up an important, controversial question: Should President Obama, in his last 10 months in office, be allowed to appoint a justice who would likely create a liberal...

Pope to Lead Mass in Mexico's Crime-Ridden Suburb

Pope to Lead Mass in Mexico's Crime-Ridden Suburb

Pope Francis heads into the capital's crime-ridden suburb of Ecatepec on Sunday to see firsthand the reality of the Mexican "periphery," where drug violence, gangland-style executions and kidnappings are...