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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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PD Investigating 2 Off-Duty Troopers After Report of Assault
PD Investigating 2 Off-Duty Troopers After Report of Assault

Wethersfield Police are conducting a criminal investigation into two off-duty state troopers.

East Haven Plane Crash Survivor Identified
East Haven Plane Crash Survivor Identified

A 31-year-old East Haven man is dead and another person is in critical condition after a small two-seater airplane crashed in East Haven Wednesday morning and NBC Connecticut has learned that the owner of the plane is the same man who survived a plane crash in East Hartford four months ago, according to officials and public records.

Malloy, Spicer Trade Barbs Over President Trump's Immigration Orders
Malloy, Spicer Trade Barbs Over President Trump's Immigration Orders

President Trump's press secretary had some strong words for Gov. Dannel Malloy and the governor's guidance to Connecticut law enforcement about the president's immigration executive order.

No Use of US Military for Deportations: Kelly
No Use of US Military for Deportations: Kelly

Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that America won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations." Only hours earlier, President Donald Trump suggested the opposite. He told CEOs at the White House the deportation push was a "military operation."

Rent-to-Own Contract Creates Confusion for Fairfield Man
Rent-to-Own Contract Creates Confusion for Fairfield Man

Rent-to-own is a common practice when it comes to cars and big ticket items for your home. But before you sign a contract, take a closer look.

Norwegian Air to Offer $65 Fares from Bradley to Scotland
Norwegian Air to Offer $65 Fares from Bradley to Scotland

Gov. Dannel Malloy announced this morning that Norwegian Air International will soon establish operations at Bradley International Airport.