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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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Facebook Video Leads Cops to Teen Sucker-Puncher

Facebook Video Leads Cops to Teen Sucker-Puncher

A video of a teenager sucker-punching a man crossing a street is helping police in New Jersey bring the young thug to justice.

Coastal Storm to Dust the Tri-State with Snow

Coastal Storm to Dust the Tri-State with Snow

A coastal storm is approaching the tri-state region and is expected to bring a bit of rain and light snowfall on Sunday, according to Storm Team 4.

Mourners Remember Man Killed by Falling Crane

Mourners Remember Man Killed by Falling Crane

Mourners gathered Sunday to honor the Wall Street worker who was crushed to death when a 15-story crane plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street.

Female Guard Offered Sex, Drugs to Rikers Inmate: Authorities

Female Guard Offered Sex, Drugs to Rikers Inmate: Authorities

A female guard at the Rikers Island jail faces criminal charges accusing her of planning to provide marijuana to an inmate with whom she was having a sexual relationship, authorities said Sunday.

#SB50: Broncos Lead Panthers 16-7 in Q4

#SB50: Broncos Lead Panthers 16-7 in Q4

Call Brandon McManus "Mr. Reliable." The Broncos' placekicker hit a 30-yard field goal to give Denver a 16-7 lead over the Panthers in the third quarter of Super Bowl 50 Sunday.

Bronx Apartment Fire Sends 18 to Hospital for Smoke Inhalation

Bronx Apartment Fire Sends 18 to Hospital for Smoke Inhalation

A fire in a Bronx apartment building early Sunday morning sent 15 residents and three firefighters to the hospital with various degrees of smoke inhalation, authorities said.