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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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Bail Set at $200K for Rice Cookers Rush Hour Scare Defendant
Bail Set at $200K for Rice Cookers Rush Hour Scare Defendant

Bail has been set at $200,000 for a homeless man from West Virginia who was charged with placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York City subway station.

2nd Person Dies After Small Plane Hits NY Home: Police
2nd Person Dies After Small Plane Hits NY Home: Police

Two people died after a small plane crashed into a house in Dutchess County, authorities say.

Woman Charged in Missing New Canaan Mom Case Heads Back to Court
Woman Charged in Missing New Canaan Mom Case Heads Back to Court

A woman charged in connection with the disappearance of a 50-year-old Connecticut mother of five is headed back to court.

5th Annual Clear the Shelters Drive Sets Tri-State Record
5th Annual Clear the Shelters Drive Sets Tri-State Record

The fifth annual Clear the Shelters drive set a new record for the tri-state area, with more than 12,000 adoptions recorded across the region for the first time ever.

'Instant Love': Shelters Cleared as Pets Find Forever Homes
'Instant Love': Shelters Cleared as Pets Find Forever Homes

Clear the Shelters, the fifth annual pet adoption drive sponsored by NBC and Telemundo stations, culminated Saturday with more than 2,000 shelters participating in dozens of communities across the country....

Public's Help Sought in Probe Into Child's Death in Minivan
Public's Help Sought in Probe Into Child's Death in Minivan

Authorities are asking for help from the public in their investigation of the death of a 22-month-old girl found dead in a minivan at a New Jersey commuter rail station lot.