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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...

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Taxi Hits, Kills Woman Crossing Manhattan Street: Police

Taxi Hits, Kills Woman Crossing Manhattan Street: Police

A 58-year-old woman died after being hit by a taxi SUV as she tried to cross a Manhattan street Friday afternoon, police say.

Man's Death in Midtown Ruled Homicide by Police Restraint: ME

Man's Death in Midtown Ruled Homicide by Police Restraint: ME

A man who went into cardiac arrest after being placed in a body wrap by police outside of St. Patrick's Church in midtown died of homicide caused by physical restraint, the medical examiner has found.

Police Investigating Death of 14-Month-Old Girl

Police Investigating Death of 14-Month-Old Girl

Police are investigating the death of a 14-month-old child in Queens, authorities said Saturday.

2 Shot in Brooklyn Liquor Store Attack

2 Shot in Brooklyn Liquor Store Attack

A shooting at a crowded liquor store in Brooklyn has left a teenager in critical condition and another young person injured, police said Saturday.

Joan Rivers Still in "Serious" Condition at NYC Hospital: Kin

Joan Rivers Still in "Serious" Condition at NYC Hospital: Kin

Comedian Joan Rivers remains hospitalized in Manhattan a day after multiple sources familiar with the situation say she stopped breathing while having minor throat surgery at a clinic in the city.

Kidnapping Convict Charged in Recorded Attack on Mom, Kids

Kidnapping Convict Charged in Recorded Attack on Mom, Kids

A man convicted of kidnapping and robbery in the 1990s was arrested for allegedly posing as a livery cab driver and assaulting a mother and two of her young children before hitting the youngest with the door of...