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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...

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Passenger at Newark Evaluated for Possible Ebola: Sources

Passenger at Newark Evaluated for Possible Ebola: Sources

Medical workers at University Hospital in Newark have isolated a sick passenger who landed at Newark Liberty Airport from Brussels and are evaluating him "as if he has Ebola" out of extreme caution, sources tell...

Board Votes to Suspend Sayreville Football Coach

Board Votes to Suspend Sayreville Football Coach

The coaching staff of a high school football team rocked by charges of sexual assault and hazing has been suspended.

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.

Drug Suspect Asks Cops to Check on Sleeping Son: NYPD

Drug Suspect Asks Cops to Check on Sleeping Son: NYPD

A Queens man caught with marijuana when he was pulled over asked the officers arresting him to check on his 8-year-old son at home, leading them directly to evidence of an alleged marijuana operation in...

Man on Fire Runs Into Brooklyn Street: Witnesses

Man on Fire Runs Into Brooklyn Street: Witnesses

A man was taken to the hospital with critical injuries after fire officials responded to a "small fire" in Brooklyn Tuesday, authorities say.

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.