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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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"Disturbing" Findings to Be Released in Gilgo Beach Case

"Disturbing" Findings to Be Released in Gilgo Beach Case

Famed medical examiner Michael Baden will release Friday what a source called “disturbing” findings following the autopsy of a New Jersey prostitute who went missing in 2010 and whose family believes may...

NYPD Cop Convicted of Manslaughter in Stairwell Shooting

NYPD Cop Convicted of Manslaughter in Stairwell Shooting

A rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man dead in a darkened public housing stairwell was convicted Thursday of manslaughter in a case closely watched by advocates for police accountability.

NJ School District Closed Because of Raging Warehouse Fire

NJ School District Closed Because of Raging Warehouse Fire

A warehouse fire in New Jersey shut down part of a major roadway as it raged into the night and continued to burn Friday morning, its thick plumes of black smoke visible from several surrounding counties.

16-Year-Old Shot to Death in Brooklyn: NYPD

16-Year-Old Shot to Death in Brooklyn: NYPD

A teenager was shot and killed Thursday night in Brooklyn, the NYPD said.

Clinton Attacks Sanders as 'Single Issue Candidate' in Debate

Clinton Attacks Sanders as 'Single Issue Candidate' in Debate

During Thursday's Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton appeared to try and douse the "Berning" passion of Bernie Sander' supporters with a cool dose of reality, according to NBC News.

Arctic Blast, Subzero Wind Chills Freeze Tri-State

Arctic Blast, Subzero Wind Chills Freeze Tri-State

Temperatures dipped to teeth-chattering levels Thursday and the wind-chill factor Friday morning will feel like zero degrees. Temperatures might reach the mid-20s during the day