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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 05:24 PM EST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM EST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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.

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Thousands of Cops, Protesters at Hofstra for Clinton v Trump

Thousands of Cops, Protesters at Hofstra for Clinton v Trump

Thousands of police and protesters are descending on a Long Island college Monday for the first debate in what has been a raucous presidential race. A Super Bowl-sized audience will be watching at home.

Debate Night: Clinton, Trump Set for High-Stakes Showdown

Debate Night: Clinton, Trump Set for High-Stakes Showdown

After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different...

Nightmare Delays After Lincoln Tunnel Bus Accident; 44 Hurt

Nightmare Delays After Lincoln Tunnel Bus Accident; 44 Hurt

An accident involving two NJ Transit buses shut down the Lincoln Tunnel's center tube into New York City Monday morning, causing delays of nearly two hours and injuring more than three dozen people.

Mike Ditka on Colin Kaepernick's Protest: 'Get the Hell Out'

Mike Ditka on Colin Kaepernick's Protest: 'Get the Hell Out'

Former Bears coach Mike Ditka has weighed in on the protests sparked by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and he certainly did not hold back. "I think it’s a problem, anybody who disrespects this country and...

Clinton Opens Up 24-Point Lead Over Trump in NY: Poll

Clinton Opens Up 24-Point Lead Over Trump in NY: Poll

Hillary Clinton holds a 24-point lead over Donald Trump among likely voters in New York, according to a new NBC 4 New York / Wall Street Journal / Marist Poll released Monday ahead of the first presidential...

Man Beaten, Robbed at Columbus Circle Station: NYPD

Man Beaten, Robbed at Columbus Circle Station: NYPD

Police are looking for the two men who they say beat and robbed a commuter in an early morning attack at the Columbus Circle subway station.