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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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Ex-Catholic School Teacher Charged With 30 Counts of Rape

Ex-Catholic School Teacher Charged With 30 Counts of Rape

A former Catholic school teacher and basketball coach has been accused of having sexual contact with a 16-year-old student dozens of times over a one-month period, according to a criminal complaint.

U.S. Limits Entry From Ebola Countries to 5 Airports

U.S. Limits Entry From Ebola Countries to 5 Airports

The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports...

"Django" Actress, Boyfriend Charged With Lewd Conduct

"Django" Actress, Boyfriend Charged With Lewd Conduct

"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend Brian James Lucas have each been charged with one count of lewd conduct for allegedly having sex in public moments before they were involved in an...

Fake Bomb Planted Outside Jay Z's Nightclub: NYPD

Fake Bomb Planted Outside Jay Z's Nightclub: NYPD

Police are searching for a man who was captured on surveillance video planting a suspicious device with a blinking red light inside a phone booth outside Jay Z's nightclub in Manhattan early Tuesday.

Possible Abduction Probed at NY Gas Station

Possible Abduction Probed at NY Gas Station

Authorities are investigating a report of an abduction at an upstate gas station.

“A Living Science Experiment": Nursing School Reflects on Ebola Cases

“A Living Science Experiment": Nursing School Reflects on Ebola Cases

Nursing students at Texas Christian University follow the Ebola developments with a unique perspective after the disease sickens one of their own.