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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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Warehouse Burns in NJ, Smoke Visible for Miles

Warehouse Burns in NJ, Smoke Visible for Miles

A warehouse fire in New Jersey has shut down part of a major roadway and is spewing thick plumes of black smoke into the air, visible from several surrounding counties.

Notorious NYC Transit Thief: 'It's Like I'm Drawn In'

Notorious NYC Transit Thief: 'It's Like I'm Drawn In'

In his first TV interview ever, McCollum told the I-Team’s Sarah Wallace that he wished he could stop stealing vehicles but does so compulsively.

5 People Charged in East Village Gas Explosion

5 People Charged in East Village Gas Explosion

Four of five people facing criminal charges in the gas explosion that rocked Manhattan's East Village in 2015 were indicted of manslaughter in the blast that killed two people and leveled three buildings.

NYC Couple Learns of Pregnancy From 'Broken' Fitbit

NYC Couple Learns of Pregnancy From 'Broken' Fitbit

A Brooklyn man learned a surprising bit of data while trying to troubleshoot what he thought was a problem with his wife’s Fitbit: they were going to be parents.

Clinton, Sanders to Debate in Wisconsin

Clinton, Sanders to Debate in Wisconsin

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are taking their increasingly heated fight for the Democratic presidential nomination back to the debate stage Thursday night. The former secretary of state is banking...

Storm-Tossed Cruise Ship Has More Than 'Superficial' Damage: Inspectors

Storm-Tossed Cruise Ship Has More Than 'Superficial' Damage: Inspectors

The cruise ship that cut its voyage short after getting battered by rough seas and powerful winds during a storm in the Atlantic Ocean sustained damage to a key part of its propulsion system and officials...