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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 05:24 PM EST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

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...

Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 at 04:08 PM EST

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.

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23-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Shot in Chest in New Haven: PD
23-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Shot in Chest in New Haven: PD

A man has died after being shot in the chest in New Haven on Saturday afternoon. Police say they were dispatched to a house on Henry Street around 12:30 p.m. to investigate a reported assault. When of...

Man Shot and Killed Outside Hartford Bodega
Man Shot and Killed Outside Hartford Bodega

Detectives are working to identify a man who was shot and killed on Norwich Street in Hartford on Saturday morning.

Passenger Sexually Assaulted Uber Driver in Westport: Police
Passenger Sexually Assaulted Uber Driver in Westport: Police

A Westport man is under arrest after police say he sexually assaulted an Uber driver early Wednesday morning.

How Doctors Gave One Singer his Voice Back
How Doctors Gave One Singer his Voice Back

UConn Health’s Voice Center is helping singer-songwriters like Stephen Rodgers and others find their voice.

Protesters, Democrats Want Immigrant Families Reunited
Protesters, Democrats Want Immigrant Families Reunited

Demonstrators led rallies and protests Saturday to decry the separation of immigrant parents from their children by U.S. border authorities, while Democratic lawmakers said they aren't convinced the Trump...

Firefighters Rescue Baby Ducks from Storm Drain in Shelton
Firefighters Rescue Baby Ducks from Storm Drain in Shelton

Two baby ducks are safe after firefighters in Shelton rescued them from a storm drain on Saturday morning.