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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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Empire State Building Shines Light on Endangered Species

Empire State Building Shines Light on Endangered Species

The landmark Empire State Building, known for its stunning light displays, shined brightly with digital light projections of the world’s endangered species Saturday evening. The show was billed as a...

4th Death in "Unusual" NYC Legionnaires' Outbreak: Officials

4th Death in "Unusual" NYC Legionnaires' Outbreak: Officials

A fourth person has died in what the New York City Health Department is describing as an "unusual" spike in Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx, officials said Saturday.

Condition of Long Beach Swimmer Caught in Rip Tide Unknown

Condition of Long Beach Swimmer Caught in Rip Tide Unknown

The condition of a swimmer is unknown after he was pulled into the ocean by a rip tide and spent nearly an hour out in the water Saturday evening before being transported to a hospital, police said.

Man Trying to Hang Flag Shocked by Wire, Knocked off of Ledge

Man Trying to Hang Flag Shocked by Wire, Knocked off of Ledge

A man was severely injured after he was shocked by a high tension wire while trying to hang an American flag across the middle of a Long Island on Saturday, police said.

Memphis Police Officer Shot and Killed During Traffic Stop

Memphis Police Officer Shot and Killed During Traffic Stop

A Memphis police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop Saturday evening, and authorities were hunting for the gunman, officials said. Police said the officer was conducting a traffic stop at around 9...

1 Dead in Rash of Brooklyn Shootings: Police

1 Dead in Rash of Brooklyn Shootings: Police

Four Shootings in Brooklyn left one man dead and four people wounded, police said Saturday.