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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 05:24 PM EST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM EST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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...

Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 at 04:08 PM EST

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.

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Slashed NYC Student: Weeks-Old Dispute Sparked Attack
Slashed NYC Student: Weeks-Old Dispute Sparked Attack

The teenage boy slashed by a classmate inside their own high school in Queens is speaking out for the first time about what happened as he recovers in a hospital bed.

Sandy-Damaged Home Being Lifted in Queens Collapses
Sandy-Damaged Home Being Lifted in Queens Collapses

A home has collapsed in the Breezy Point section of Queens as it was undergoing the process of being lifted, five years after Hurricane Sandy.  Firefighters and other emergency crews were respond...

December Snow Is on the Way, Could Drop 1-3 Inches
December Snow Is on the Way, Could Drop 1-3 Inches

December snow is on the way.

Placement of Wreaths at Holland Tunnel Sparks Petition
Placement of Wreaths at Holland Tunnel Sparks Petition

The internet has officially lost it after a photo of the Holland Tunnel sign went viral last week because of its interesting placement of holiday wreaths.

Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison
Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

Michael Cohen, a lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for crimes including making illegal hush-money payments to two women during the...

NJ Charges Dropped Against Mom in Cop Baby Grab Video
NJ Charges Dropped Against Mom in Cop Baby Grab Video

A mother jailed after police violently pulled her toddler son from her arms in a videotaped encounter in the crowded waiting room of a New York City social services office has agreed to do community service...