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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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Letter Urges Black Family to Leave "84 Percent White" Town

Letter Urges Black Family to Leave "84 Percent White" Town

Police on Long Island say their hate crimes unit is investigating an anonymous note sent to a black resident asking her and her family to leave the town, which the flyer said is "84 percent white."

Video Shows Feds, NYPD Raid Home of Mansion Murder Suspect's Girlfriend

Video Shows Feds, NYPD Raid Home of Mansion Murder Suspect's Girlfriend

Surveillance video obtained exclusively by NBC 4 New York shows more than a dozen U.S. Marshals and NYPD officers raiding the Brooklyn home of Washington, D.C., quadruple murder suspect Darron Dellon Dennis...

CUNY Dean Killed in Derailment "Left a Real Legacy"

CUNY Dean Killed in Derailment "Left a Real Legacy"

Friends, family and students packed into a Bronx church Friday evening to mourn the CUNY dean who was killed in last week's deadly Amtrak derailment.

14-Year-Old Boy Shot Dead in Front of His Apartment Building: Cops

14-Year-Old Boy Shot Dead in Front of His Apartment Building: Cops

A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday in front of the Bronx apartment building where he lived, and authorities are looking for at least two suspects, police said.

NY Cops Trained to Interact With Returning Veterans

NY Cops Trained to Interact With Returning Veterans

Behind a humble facade in the middle of White Plains, lives are being changed for returning combat veterans, thanks to one idea hatched by a former first responder six years ago.

Hit-Run in Brooklyn Critically Injures Man: FDNY

Hit-Run in Brooklyn Critically Injures Man: FDNY

A hit-and-run in Brooklyn has left a pedestrian in "very critical" condition, according to the FDNY.