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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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Third Person Arrested in Brooklyn Bridge Attack on Cops

Third Person Arrested in Brooklyn Bridge Attack on Cops

A third suspect has been arrested in connection with an attack on two officers during a protest over the death of Eric Garner - part of an aggressive manhunt by police following the beating on the Brooklyn...

NYPD Officer Suspended in Teen Punch Caught on Cam

NYPD Officer Suspended in Teen Punch Caught on Cam

The NYPD says its internal affairs bureau is investigating after video was posted online showing a plainclothes officer repeatedly punching a teen suspect as other officers tried to arrest him.

Man Arrested in Choking, Attempted Rape of Teen: NYPD

Man Arrested in Choking, Attempted Rape of Teen: NYPD

A man has been arrested in connection with the choking and attempted rape of a 15-year-old girl earlier this year in Queens, police said Saturday.

NYC Crime Dropping Even as NYPD Tactics Draw Criticism

NYC Crime Dropping Even as NYPD Tactics Draw Criticism

Even as New York's police department takes heat for its tactics in the outrage over the Eric Garner chokehold case, year-end crime statistics show two clear trends: low-level arrests are holding steady...

Raul Castro: U.S. Talks Won't Change Cuban System

Raul Castro: U.S. Talks Won't Change Cuban System

Three men who served long U.S. prison terms for spying received a standing ovation in Cuba's parliament Saturday, shaking their fists in victory as President Raul Castro declared that detente with Washington...

Motorcyclist Killed in Driveway Collision

Motorcyclist Killed in Driveway Collision

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car pulling into a driveway on Long Island, police said.