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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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Lacey Spears Guilty of Killing 5-Year-Old Son With Salt

Lacey Spears Guilty of Killing 5-Year-Old Son With Salt

Lacey Spears, the Kentucky woman who authorities say force-fed her 5-year-old son salt through a stomach tube and reveled in the attention that a sickly child brought her, has been found guilty of murder in the...

Temperatures Rise, More Snow Is on Its Way

Temperatures Rise, More Snow Is on Its Way

Rising temperatures turned snow from Sunday's wintry storm to slush on the region's roads and sidewalks, and the muck welling up near curbs and sewers created messy travel for drivers and pedestrians across the...

4 Accused of Kidnapping 13-Year-Old Girls in Prostitution Scheme

4 Accused of Kidnapping 13-Year-Old Girls in Prostitution Scheme

Four Brooklyn residents face charges in connection with the 2014 kidnapping of two 13-year-old girls they allegedly hoped to lure into prostitution, authorities say.

Homicides, Shootings Up in NYC, Police Chief Blames Pot: NYPD

Homicides, Shootings Up in NYC, Police Chief Blames Pot: NYPD

Homicides and shootings are up in New York City this year, NYPD officials announced Monday, and authorities say many of them are related to marijuana deals.

WATCH: Man Tapes Mentos on Body, Bathes in Coke

WATCH: Man Tapes Mentos on Body, Bathes in Coke

Well known YouTube user Hajime taped Mentos candies all over his body and jumped into a tub full of Coke Zero.

NJ Man Burns Half of His Body in Gas Explosion: Authorities

NJ Man Burns Half of His Body in Gas Explosion: Authorities

A 47-year-old sustained a concussion and burns to 40 to 50 percent of his body in a natural gas explosion that rocked his Jersey Shore home, the second such blast to hit an Ocean County town in less than a week....