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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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Thousands March to Protest Police Chokehold Death

Thousands March to Protest Police Chokehold Death

Thousands of people expressing grief, anger and hope for a better future marched through Staten Island on Saturday to protest the death of man who died in police custody last month after being put in...

Wanted Rapper, Reality Star Lashes Out at NYPD

Wanted Rapper, Reality Star Lashes Out at NYPD

A rap and reality television star is lashing out at police who say he's wanted for roughing up his ex-girlfriend and stealing her cellphone. Joe Budden directed his ire at the New York Police Department...

Police: NY Man Set Fire, Threatened Cops

Police: NY Man Set Fire, Threatened Cops

Police say a Long Island man threatened officers with a knife after setting fire to a home and barricading himself inside.

Parole Denied Yet Again for Lennon's Killer

Parole Denied Yet Again for Lennon's Killer

John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said Friday.

5th Killing in 5 Days in Newark

5th Killing in 5 Days in Newark

Authorities say that a 57-year-old man was stabbed to death on a Newark street Saturday morning.

Cops Seek 3 Suspects in Brooklyn Shooting

Cops Seek 3 Suspects in Brooklyn Shooting

Police are seeking three suspects wanted in connection with a shooting in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn last Friday.