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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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Wintry Weather Forecast to Muck Up Thanksgiving Travel

Wintry Weather Forecast to Muck Up Thanksgiving Travel

After an unseasonably balmy start to the week. Storm Team 4 says a wintry storm is set to wallop the tri-state with enough snow and rain to make a mess of one of the year’s busiest travel days.

Death of Man in NYPD Stairwell Shooting Ruled Homicide: ME

Death of Man in NYPD Stairwell Shooting Ruled Homicide: ME

The death of the unarmed man shot by a probationary NYPD officer in a Brooklyn stairwell last week has been ruled a homicide, the medical examiner’s office said Monday.

Kean University Spends $219,000 on Conference Table

Kean University Spends $219,000 on Conference Table

Kean University has spent $219,000 for a custom-built, circular conference table that was made in China, according to The Record newspaper.

Dog Left in Park Bathroom Too Matted to Relieve Itself: SPCA

Dog Left in Park Bathroom Too Matted to Relieve Itself: SPCA

Authorities are searching for the person who left a small white dog in the women's bathroom at a New York state park over the weekend.

Brooklyn Among Finalists to Host 2016 DNC

Brooklyn Among Finalists to Host 2016 DNC

Brooklyn is one of the three finalists to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, the committee organizing the event said Monday. Philadelphia and Columbus, Ohio, are the other remaining contenders.

Confession Can Be Used in Etan Patz Trial: Judge

Confession Can Be Used in Etan Patz Trial: Judge

A judge has ruled that a video of a man confessing to killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979 is allowed in court.