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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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4 EMS Workers Suspended Without Pay in Chokehold Arrest

4 EMS Workers Suspended Without Pay in Chokehold Arrest

Four EMS workers who responded to the arrest of a man who later died in police custody have been suspended without pay two days after an eight-year veteran of the NYPD was stripped of his badge and gun...

Man Charged in Long Island Cold-Case Slayings: Police

Man Charged in Long Island Cold-Case Slayings: Police

Police say they’ve charged a 48-year-old man in the strangling deaths of two women whose naked bodies were found in the woods on Long Island more than 20 years ago after detectives linked his DNA to...

Hoffman Didn't Want Children to Be "Trust Fund" Kids

Hoffman Didn't Want Children to Be "Trust Fund" Kids

Philip Seymour Hoffman had amassed quite the estate after 25 years in the business and when he died tragically on Feb. 2 of a heroin overdose, he had his estate in order per his exact

Chikungunya Diagnosed in 3 Long Island Patients

Chikungunya Diagnosed in 3 Long Island Patients

Officials at a Long Island hospital have diagnosed three patients with a debilitating tropical infection being spread by mosquitoes.

Sexual Predator Drags Woman Walking Out of NJ Starbucks: DA

Sexual Predator Drags Woman Walking Out of NJ Starbucks: DA

Police in West New York, N.J. are searching for a man who allegedly tried to rape a woman after she left a coffee shop on the Hudson River waterfront last Tuesday night, authorities say.

ATM Stolen From NYC Store, Dumped Off Bridge: Police

ATM Stolen From NYC Store, Dumped Off Bridge: Police

A thief broke into a Staten Island convenience store overnight and hauled out an ATM machine, taking out $1,300 in cash before dumping the ATM off a bridge into the Richmond Creek, police say.