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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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Wife Stuck in Traffic From Wrong-Way Crash That Killed NYPD Cop

Wife Stuck in Traffic From Wrong-Way Crash That Killed NYPD Cop

An NYPD detective on his way to work in Queens, New York, was killed in a wrong-way crash on a Westchester highway early Friday that backed up traffic for hours, and the 46-year-old officer's wife was tragically...

Driver Late to New Job Uses Dummy in HOV Lane: Cops

Driver Late to New Job Uses Dummy in HOV Lane: Cops

A Long Island man allegedly used a wooden figure dressed in a hoodie to get away with driving solo in the Long Island Expressway's HOV lane, according to police.

Dozens Mourn Daughters Killed by Ex-Cop Father Who Shot Self, Dogs

Dozens Mourn Daughters Killed by Ex-Cop Father Who Shot Self, Dogs

Two teenage girls fatally shot as they slept in their beds by their father, a retired White Plains police officer who also killed his family's three dogs before taking his own life, were remembered for...

FDNY Rescues Hurt Passenger from Cruise Ship

FDNY Rescues Hurt Passenger from Cruise Ship

An FDNY marine unit was called to a cruise ship on the New York Harbor to respond to a sick passenger on board in a rescue captured by Chopper 4 cameras Friday.

Coldest February in 80 Years Likely for NYC After Weekend Freeze

Coldest February in 80 Years Likely for NYC After Weekend Freeze

New York City will close out what is likely to be the third-coldest February on record on a frigid note, with temperatures struggling to reach the freezing mark.

Former Marine Fatally Shot After Resisting Robbery

Former Marine Fatally Shot After Resisting Robbery

A former marine was fatally shot steps from his Brooklyn apartment in an attempted robbery by a group of teens, his family and police said.