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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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Dog Rescued From Ledge by NJ Firefighters

Dog Rescued From Ledge by NJ Firefighters

Jersey City firefighters rescued a frightened dog from a ledge above a business on Martin Luther King Drive Thursday afternoon.

Glass Falls From Midtown High-Rise, 4 Hurt: Officials

Glass Falls From Midtown High-Rise, 4 Hurt: Officials

Four people were injured when a piece of equipment hit and broke a window of a midtown high-rise where workers were doing renovations Thursday, sending shards of glass plummeting 18 stories to the street below...

2 Trapped Workers Pulled From Collapsed Trench

2 Trapped Workers Pulled From Collapsed Trench

Two workers have been pulled from a trench that collapsed in Westchester Thursday morning, trapping them 4 to 5 feet below ground, officials said.

Correction Officer Killed Skydiving Day Before 26th Birthday

Correction Officer Killed Skydiving Day Before 26th Birthday

A New York City correction officer died and another person was seriously injured in a skydiving accident on Long Island Wednesday evening, according to officials.

Former Yankee Convicted of Sexually Abusing Girl

Former Yankee Convicted of Sexually Abusing Girl

A former New York Yankees outfielder has been convicted of sexually abusing a young girl.

Man Tries to Shoot Man in Subway Station: Cops

Man Tries to Shoot Man in Subway Station: Cops

Police are looking for a suspect who tried to fire a gun at a 50-year-old man after an argument in a Manhattan subway station earlier this month.