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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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6 Shot, 2 Fatally Near Brooklyn Church: NYPD

6 Shot, 2 Fatally Near Brooklyn Church: NYPD

Police say six people were shot, two fatally, near a Brooklyn church where a funeral was in progress.

Md. Gov. Declares State of Emergency in Baltimore

Md. Gov. Declares State of Emergency in Baltimore

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard after rioters looted stores and hurled rocks and bricks at Baltimore police Monday, injuring fifteen officers.

NYC Nepalis Mourn, Rally After Devastating Nepal Quake

NYC Nepalis Mourn, Rally After Devastating Nepal Quake

Nepalis in New York City are holding vigils and seeking ways to help after a devastating earthquake tore across the tiny South Asian country.

Another Coyote Spotted in Queens: NYPD

Another Coyote Spotted in Queens: NYPD

Yet another coyote was spotted in New York City Monday, just days after police tranquilized and captured one of the wily canids after a chase through lower Manhattan.

Harsher Punishments Proposed for "Swatters" in NY

Harsher Punishments Proposed for "Swatters" in NY

Officials on Long Island say prank "swatting" has become a dangerous trend, and now U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer wants to increase jail terms for those who call 911 with false reports that prompt large emergency...

Navy SEAL from Queens Killed in Training Accident

Navy SEAL from Queens Killed in Training Accident

One of the two Navy SEALs who died in a training accident in a swimming pool in Virginia has been identified as a Queens native.