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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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79-Year-Old Woman Walking Dog Hit by Car Police Were Pursuing

79-Year-Old Woman Walking Dog Hit by Car Police Were Pursuing

A 79-year-old woman walking her dog was seriously injured when she was struck by a car police were chasing Thursday, authorities said.

'My Heart Is Ripped Out': Mom of Girl Killed by SUV Grieves

'My Heart Is Ripped Out': Mom of Girl Killed by SUV Grieves

The mother of an 8-year-old girl struck and killed by an SUV while crossing the street near her home in Brooklyn says she has been "ripped from my head to my foot" by the death of her baby girl.

4 Co-Workers Killed When Car Plunges Down NY Embankment

4 Co-Workers Killed When Car Plunges Down NY Embankment

A car carrying five young co-workers plunged down a 110-foot embankment in the Hudson Valley, hit a house and came to rest on its roof, killing four men inside, police said.

Charges Upgraded in Crash That Killed Dad, 2 Children

Charges Upgraded in Crash That Killed Dad, 2 Children

A driver has pleaded not guilty to upgraded charges in a 100-mile-an-hour Long Island crash that killed a man and his two children.

Station Comes Together After On-Air Slaying: 'Going Forward'

Station Comes Together After On-Air Slaying: 'Going Forward'

Just one day after two of their own crew members were killed during a live broadcast, the news team at Virginia station WDBJ-TV regrouped, gathered together and leaned on one another for the live broadcast...

ISIS Terrorist Allegedly Recruiting NY Plotters Believed Killed

ISIS Terrorist Allegedly Recruiting NY Plotters Believed Killed

An overseas ISIS terror leader who allegedly tried to recruit attackers in New York, New Jersey and several other states through use of social media is believed to have been killed in a US airstrike, security...