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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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4 Co-Workers Killed When Car Plunges Down NY Embankment

4 Co-Workers Killed When Car Plunges Down NY Embankment

A car carrying five young co-workers plunged down a 110-foot embankment in the Hudson Valley, hit a house and came to rest on its roof, killing four men inside, police said.

Raging Fire Consumes Penthouse in Manhattan

Raging Fire Consumes Penthouse in Manhattan

Authorities responded to a raging blaze that consumed a Manhattan penthouse Thursday, causing part of it to collapse and leaving behind charred wreckage.

'My Heart Is Ripped Out': Mom of Girl, 8, Killed by SUV Grieves

'My Heart Is Ripped Out': Mom of Girl, 8, Killed by SUV Grieves

The mother of an 8-year-old girl struck and killed by an SUV while crossing the street near her home in Brooklyn says she has been "ripped from my head to my foot" by the death of her baby girl.

Hospice Therapy Dog Comforts Dying Woman in Viral Video

Hospice Therapy Dog Comforts Dying Woman in Viral Video

A registered nurse posted a video of her therapy dog, JJ, caring for a hospice patient, in a display of affection that has been shared more than 240,000 times on Facebook. "What we do is absolutely touching...

Woman Files Suit Against Bulls Star Derrick Rose

Woman Files Suit Against Bulls Star Derrick Rose

A woman has filed a lawsuit against Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose, claiming he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her. The lawsuit, which was first reported by TMZ Wednesday and made public Thursday, says...

Escaped Prisoner Captured in NYC Abercrombie & Fitch

Escaped Prisoner Captured in NYC Abercrombie & Fitch

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says an inmate who escaped from a West Palm Beach area prison has been captured in New York City.