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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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NYC Corrections Officer Killed in Skydive Accident

NYC Corrections Officer Killed in Skydive Accident

A New York City corrections officer has died and another person has been seriously injured in a skydiving accident, according to officials.

Gunfire Erupts During Armed Robbery, Newark Cop Shot

Gunfire Erupts During Armed Robbery, Newark Cop Shot

A Newark police officer was shot in the leg during a dramatic confrontation with an armed robber inside a convenience store Wednesday afternoon, officials and witnesses say.

Pit Bull Survives Being Tossed from Moving Car

Pit Bull Survives Being Tossed from Moving Car

A pit bull is convalescing in a Brooklyn animal hospital after being thrown from a moving car on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Tuesday evening, and landing on a busy street 25 feet below.

Plane Evacuated at LaGuardia for Smoke in Cockpit

Plane Evacuated at LaGuardia for Smoke in Cockpit

A plane was evacuated at LaGuardia Airport Wednesday afternoon shortly after landing when the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit, officials say.

Cop Shot in Gun Battle With Abuse Suspect Leaves Hospital

Cop Shot in Gun Battle With Abuse Suspect Leaves Hospital

The NYPD detective who went into a Greenwich Village smoke shop on a tip that an accused child molester on the run for two years was working there and was shot, along with two U.S. Marshals, when gunfire erupted

Man Charged in Brooklyn Elevator Attack, Robbery: NYPD

Man Charged in Brooklyn Elevator Attack, Robbery: NYPD

Police say a man has been arrested in the attack and robbery of an 18-year-old Brooklyn woman, who was dragged out of an elevator in her apartment building by her hair, then punched and kicked.