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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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Gunman Says Hello, Then Shoots 4 on Street: NYPD

Gunman Says Hello, Then Shoots 4 on Street: NYPD

Police in Queens are searching for a gunman who shot four men outside a home in Corona Friday night, according to the NYPD.

Tour Ship Runs Aground Near Statue of Liberty

Tour Ship Runs Aground Near Statue of Liberty

More than 100 passengers have been taken off a tall tourist ship that ran aground in low waters near New York City's Statue of Liberty.

Toddler Struck by Teen Driver Dies

Toddler Struck by Teen Driver Dies

An 18-month-old girl died Saturday, a day after a teenage driver backed into her on a road in a Westchester village, police said.

Bus Plows Into Queens Storefront Church

Bus Plows Into Queens Storefront Church

A transit bus plowed into a row of stores in Queens Saturday, wrecking the entry to a storefront church.

WATCH: Cop Saves Driver Choking on Highway: NYPD

WATCH: Cop Saves Driver Choking on Highway: NYPD

A police officer stationed on a Bronx highway saved a driver who started to slow down when she began choking on a piece of candy, the NYPD says, and the rescue was captured on the officer's dash cam.

Video of Live Insect in School Lunch Investigated

Video of Live Insect in School Lunch Investigated

A New Jersey high school's food vendor says it's investigating after several students began circulating video purporting to show a live insect squirming inside a taco salad school lunch.