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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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16-Year-Old Killed in Brooklyn Shooting: NYPD

16-Year-Old Killed in Brooklyn Shooting: NYPD

Two teenagers were shot in Brooklyn Friday evening, one of them fatally, and police are searching for the gunman, authorities say.

5 Kids Sickened by Pain Pills at  NYC School: Parents

5 Kids Sickened by Pain Pills at NYC School: Parents

Five elementary school children were sickened after consuming over-the-counter pain pills given to them by a classmate during lunch, officials and parents said.

Crash Involving Bus, Truck, Car Destroys Store, Injures Dozens

Crash Involving Bus, Truck, Car Destroys Store, Injures Dozens

Several people were seriously hurt and dozens were evaluated for potential injury after a rental truck collided with a car and school bus with children aboard, then careened through the front of a food store in...

Dentist: I Was Duped by Office Manager Who Worked on Patients

Dentist: I Was Duped by Office Manager Who Worked on Patients

The Bronx dentist whose office manager was arrested on allegations that she worked on patients for cash while he was away from the office says he fired her when he got suspicious about mystery patients...

Alleged Fake NYPD Cop Drove Cruiser: Cops' Lawyer

Alleged Fake NYPD Cop Drove Cruiser: Cops' Lawyer

An NYPD lieutenant has been disciplined after he let a man allegedly posing as a police officer drive a patrol car, the police department says.

"All Clear" at NJ Arsenal After Car Stop Prompts 5-Hour Saga

"All Clear" at NJ Arsenal After Car Stop Prompts 5-Hour Saga

A driver who tried to enter New Jersey's Picatinny Arsenal Friday was stopped at the gate after guards found something about the vehicle to be suspicious, prompting a five-hour saga that included evacuations and...