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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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Snow, Wintry Weather Snarls Thanksgiving Travel

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Restaurateur B. Smith Found: Police

Restaurateur B. Smith Found: Police

Former model and celebrity restaurateur B. Smith has been found in New York City after being reported missing by police in the Hamptons, according to authorities.

Developers Look to Create Underground NYC Park

Developers Look to Create Underground NYC Park

Private planners inspired by the High Line's success are now looking deep under Manhattan at a proposal to create the Lowline, billed as the world's first underground park.

Pregnant Woman Shot, Killed in Queens, Baby Dies: NYPD

Pregnant Woman Shot, Killed in Queens, Baby Dies: NYPD

Police say a pregnant 27-year-old woman had been shot to death in Queens but doctors were able to save the baby.

NJ Teacher Accused of Assaulting Student Faces Additional Charges

NJ Teacher Accused of Assaulting Student Faces Additional Charges

A New Jersey substitute teacher has been arrested after sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student in her car, prosecutors say.

10 Arrested in NYC on 2nd Day of Ferguson Protests

10 Arrested in NYC on 2nd Day of Ferguson Protests

The NYPD says ten demonstrators were arrested in Manhattan Tuesday as people protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets for a second day, temporarily shutting down major streets...