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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...

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Coldest Air of the Season Moves In

Coldest Air of the Season Moves In

Freeze warnings will be in effect overnight in inland portions of the state and there will be frost advisories along the shoreline, according to NBC Connecticut First Alert Meteorologist Darren Sweeney.

Police Issue Arrest Warrant After Threat to Milford High School

Police Issue Arrest Warrant After Threat to Milford High School

Milford police have issued an arrest warrant in an incident involving a threat to Jonathan Law High School.

Accident Downs Wires, Closes Berlin Turnpike

Accident Downs Wires, Closes Berlin Turnpike

U.S. Route 5 is closed in both directions on the Berlin/Newington line after a vehicle struck a pole in Berlin.

One Person Shot in Hamden Homicide: Police

One Person Shot in Hamden Homicide: Police

Police are investigating a homicide in Hamden.

"A Good Day": 48 People Taken off Ebola Watch List at Midnight

"A Good Day": 48 People Taken off Ebola Watch List at Midnight

Dozens of people will be taken off the Ebola watch list at midnight Monday, a major hurdle in the fight against the spread of Ebola in the U.S. “[Monday] will be a good day at midnight because the first...

Police Investigate Plymouth Untimely Death

Police Investigate Plymouth Untimely Death

Plymouth police are investigating an untimely death.