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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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Boys Playing in Snow Buried by Plow, Trapped For Hours: Cops

Boys Playing in Snow Buried by Plow, Trapped For Hours: Cops

Two New York boys were trapped under a several feet of snow for hours after being accidentally buried by a plow on Wednesday, police say.

Protesters Arrested at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: NYPD

Protesters Arrested at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: NYPD

Police say seven demonstrators protesting a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the fatal shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, were arrested at the Macy's...

Restaurateur B. Smith Walked From Harlem to Battery Park: Husband

Restaurateur B. Smith Walked From Harlem to Battery Park: Husband

Former model and celebrity restaurateur B. Smith walked more than halfway across Manhattan, took the ferry to Staten Island and back and then walked to her old apartment before being found Wednesday, her husband...

Early-Bird Black Friday Shoppers Head to Stores on Thanksgiving

Early-Bird Black Friday Shoppers Head to Stores on Thanksgiving

Early-bird shoppers hoping to beat the Black Friday crowds headed to stores in New York City on Thanksgiving in what's becoming a new holiday tradition.

Explosion Destroys House in Queens

Explosion Destroys House in Queens

An explosion destroyed a house in Queens on Thanksgiving.

Woman Backing Up Car on Highway Dies in Crash: Police

Woman Backing Up Car on Highway Dies in Crash: Police

A woman backing up her convertible died in a two-vehicle collision along a New Jersey highway.