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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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Hot Tar Site That Burned Boy Had No Warning Signs: Family

Hot Tar Site That Burned Boy Had No Warning Signs: Family

An 11-year-old Long Island boy was badly burned when he rode his bicycle into a street filled with hot tar that had no warning signs, his family alleges.

NJ Teen Slay Suspect Calls Teen's Death "Just Kill": Court

NJ Teen Slay Suspect Calls Teen's Death "Just Kill": Court

Prosecutors in Washington state filed a third aggravated murder count Wednesday against a man also charged with murdering a 19-year-old college student in New Jersey, alleging the four killings are part of a...

Death of Toddler in Hot Car Ruled a Homicide

Death of Toddler in Hot Car Ruled a Homicide

The death of a 15-month-old boy who was left in a hot car in Ridgefield, Connecticut, on July 7 has been ruled a homicide.

Ex-Mayor of NY Town Killed in Boat Explosion: Official

Ex-Mayor of NY Town Killed in Boat Explosion: Official

A 75-year-old former mayor of a Long Island community who neighbors say was also a retired NYPD captain died Wednesday when his boat exploded in a marina, spewing thick black smoke into the air that could be...

Man Accused of Killing His Yellow Lab With Car Exhaust

Man Accused of Killing His Yellow Lab With Car Exhaust

A Toms River man was arrested and charged with third-degree cruelty to animals Thursday for allegedly killing his dog with car exhaust, authorities said.

Rabid Raccoon Found in Brooklyn

Rabid Raccoon Found in Brooklyn

Health officials are warning residents in a Brooklyn neighborhood that a raccoon found there recently tested positive for rabies and it may have infected feral cats and kittens before it died.