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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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Storm Hits Tri-State With Slush, Snow and Rain

Storm Hits Tri-State With Slush, Snow and Rain

Tri-state residents grappled with a wintry mix of snow, slush and rain Saturday and were told by forecasters that another dusting of snow could hit the region early in the work week.

Man Shoots Daughters, Kills Himself

Man Shoots Daughters, Kills Himself

In the quiet of a predawn Saturday on a dead-end street, a father came home and shot his family in their heads, leaving women in three generations dead and a wounded 12-year-old girl calling 911, police said.

Parking Deck Collapse Injures Snowplow Driver in NJ

Parking Deck Collapse Injures Snowplow Driver in NJ

A snowplow operator in New jersey suffered minor injuries Saturday when the top deck of a parking garage he was plowing collapsed, officials said.

ASPCA Offers $20,000 Reward in Dog-In-Suitcase Abandonement

ASPCA Offers $20,000 Reward in Dog-In-Suitcase Abandonement

The ASPCA is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case of a malnourished puppy found zipped inside a suitcase in the Bronx.

Christie Courts Iowa Conservatives

Christie Courts Iowa Conservatives

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is trying to connect with Iowa conservatives by assuring them that "you'll always know who I am" if he runs for president.

Police Rescue Long Island Man From Icy Lake

Police Rescue Long Island Man From Icy Lake

A 68-year-old man is recovering Saturday after he fell through the ice on a Long Island lake and had to be rescued by police.