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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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Heavy Rain, Flooding Possible This Weekend
Heavy Rain, Flooding Possible This Weekend

Parts of Connecticut could be in for a soaking this weekend.

More Protests After Police-Involved Shooting in New Haven
More Protests After Police-Involved Shooting in New Haven

Protesters gathered in Hamden Friday, marking a fourth day of rallies after a police-involved shooting that injured a 22-year-old woman on Tuesday.

Famed Paranormal Investigator Lorraine Warren Has Died
Famed Paranormal Investigator Lorraine Warren Has Died

Famed paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren, of Monroe, has passed away, according to the New England Society for Psychic Research.

Other Businesses Being Affected by Stop & Shop Strike
Other Businesses Being Affected by Stop & Shop Strike

It’s the strike that’s been heard all across Connecticut and it’s noise that surrounding small business owner, Lisa Hamel of Wine Etc. in Granby says has now caused her sales to go quiet.

Democrats Subpoena Mueller Report Amid Calls for Impeachment
Democrats Subpoena Mueller Report Amid Calls for Impeachment

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena Friday for special counsel Robert Mueller's full report as Democrats intensified their investigation of President Donald Trump, but leaders stopped...

Waterbury Teacher Accused of Having Inappropriate Relationship With Student
Waterbury Teacher Accused of Having Inappropriate Relationship With Student

A Waterbury high school teacher has been charged with sexual assault, accused of having a relationship with a student.