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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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Snow Total Projections Up Slightly; Black Ice Threat Looms

Snow Total Projections Up Slightly; Black Ice Threat Looms

A fresh round of snow is expected to blast the tri-state area overnight with flurries, freezing rain and sleet, coating the region with another layer of wintry muck that may make travel Thursday morning slow on...

Family Court Exploited in Immigration Cases, Insiders Charge

Family Court Exploited in Immigration Cases, Insiders Charge

A federal law intended to protect abused child victims of sex trafficking is being exploited as a shortcut to legal immigration status, Queens Family Court insiders charge.

Teen Waffles on Plea Deal in Crash That Killed Girl, 4

Teen Waffles on Plea Deal in Crash That Killed Girl, 4

The unlicensed teen driver accused of striking and killing a 4-year-old while fleeing police sat nearly silent in court Wednesday when asked whether he would accept a plea deal in the crash before he was...

WATCH: Flames Flare Through Sidewalk Grate in Manhattan

WATCH: Flames Flare Through Sidewalk Grate in Manhattan

A sidewalk grate fire that brought firefighters and utility crews to the Chelsea section of Manhattan Wednesday evening flared up again in sparks and black smoke, captured by NBC 4 New York cameras.

Unclaimed $1M Lottery Ticket in NYC About to Expire

Unclaimed $1M Lottery Ticket in NYC About to Expire

The New York State Lottery says an unclaimed $1 million-winning Mega Millions ticket sold at a New York City gas station is about to expire.

Upscale Shop Burglar Breaks in With Garbage Can: NYPD

Upscale Shop Burglar Breaks in With Garbage Can: NYPD

Police are searching for a thief targeting high-end stores in Manhattan who breaks in by throwing garbage cans through the window.