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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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Arrest in Death of Man Found Injured on Subway Platform

Arrest in Death of Man Found Injured on Subway Platform

An arrest has been made in connection with the death of a man who was found wounded on the platform of a downtown Manhattan subway station.

3 More Bronx Buildings Test Positive for Legionella

3 More Bronx Buildings Test Positive for Legionella

The Health Department said Friday evening that water in four of nine buildings at a Bronx public housing complex have tested positive for the Legionella bacteria. An impromptu meeting followed the news,...

Annual Pillow Fight at West Point Turns Violent; 30 Injured

Annual Pillow Fight at West Point Turns Violent; 30 Injured

An annual pillow fight by freshmen cadets at the U.S. Military Academy turned bloody this year when cadets swung pillowcases packed with hard objects, injuring 30 cadets.

Shot Twice, Man Drove Himself to Hospital But Didn't Survive

Shot Twice, Man Drove Himself to Hospital But Didn't Survive

A man who had been shot twice managed to drive himself to a New York City hospital but ultimately succumbed to his injuries, authorities said.

Jubilant Migrants, Refugees Arrive in Austria

Jubilant Migrants, Refugees Arrive in Austria

Thousands of refugees and migrants flooded across the Hungarian border into Austria Saturday, where many were greeted by charity workers offering beds and hot tea. Waiting Austrians held signs that read...

Huge Tree Branch Falls at Bryant Park, 5 Hurt: FDNY

Huge Tree Branch Falls at Bryant Park, 5 Hurt: FDNY

A large tree branch fell at Bryant Park Friday afternoon, injuring five people as crowds enjoyed the summer day on the lawn, officials said.