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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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New Details in Mysterious NYC Sidewalk Death of Young Woman
New Details in Mysterious NYC Sidewalk Death of Young Woman

The 26-year-old woman found dead on a sidewalk in the Bronx was wearing only underwear and a shirt, police said Wednesday, but authorities could not confirm multiple reports that she was a pregnant re...

NY Man in Pediatrician's Shower Stabbing Death Learns Fate
NY Man in Pediatrician's Shower Stabbing Death Learns Fate

A Scarsdale man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for stabbing his prominent pediatrician wife 22 times while she was in the shower, killing her.

NJ Dealership Owner Denies Blame for Wild Flooding
NJ Dealership Owner Denies Blame for Wild Flooding

The owner of the New Jersey car dealership where dozens of vehicles were swept away by flash floods over the weekend wants to set the record straight amid backlash from neighbors who blame the business for...

Odd Couples: Unlikely Species Form Heartwarming Friendships
Odd Couples: Unlikely Species Form Heartwarming Friendships

From pit bulls to ponies, owners share how they eased their animals into living in harmony — despite some obvious differences.

New Yorkers Have a New, $2.75 Way to Get Around NYC
New Yorkers Have a New, $2.75 Way to Get Around NYC

New Yorkers now have a new way to get around the Big Apple.