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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 05:24 PM EST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM EST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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.

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Bystander Rushed to Help Woman Killed in Hoboken Train Crash

Bystander Rushed to Help Woman Killed in Hoboken Train Crash

The woman killed in the New Jersey Transit train crash into Hoboken Terminal was alive in the initial moments after impact, aided by a man who tried desperately to save her.

Your Guide to Friday's Commute After Hoboken Crash

Your Guide to Friday's Commute After Hoboken Crash

There are plenty of service changes commuters should know following Thursday's train crash at Hoboken Terminal. Most notably, there's no NJ Transit service in and out of Hoboken. As a result, Secaucus Junction...

New Jersey to Raise Gas Tax by 23 Cents: Christie

New Jersey to Raise Gas Tax by 23 Cents: Christie

Gov. Chris Christie has announced a deal with the state legislature to raise the gas tax by 23 cents to help pay for road and bridge work. Sales tax will also be cut under the deal: in January 2017, t...

Parents Killed in Crash on Trip From Disney World

Parents Killed in Crash on Trip From Disney World

A Missouri couple who had saved for months to take their two young daughters to Disney world on a vacation were killed Sunday near Orlando, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Trump Rallies After Early Tweetstorm on Ex-Miss Universe

Trump Rallies After Early Tweetstorm on Ex-Miss Universe

Donald Trump shamed a former beauty pageant winner Friday for her sexual history and encouraged presidential voters to check out what he called her "sex tape," in an early-morning tweet-storm that dragged him...

Creepy Clowns Reportedly Spotted in NY, NJ: Officials

Creepy Clowns Reportedly Spotted in NY, NJ: Officials

Officials in at least four towns in New York and New Jersey said they've been investigating reports of creepy clowns trying to scare children and others recently.