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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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Feds: NY Man Made Death Threats to 2 Senators Over Kavanaugh
Feds: NY Man Made Death Threats to 2 Senators Over Kavanaugh

A New York man has been charged with threatening to kill two U.S. senators for supporting Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1 Billion as Drawing Approaches
Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1 Billion as Drawing Approaches

The Mega Millions jackpot jumped to an estimated $1 billion Friday, hitting the 10-figure mark for the first time in the game's history and the second time in U.S. lottery history. Officials raised the...

These Are the Luckiest Lotto Stores in New York, Report Says
These Are the Luckiest Lotto Stores in New York, Report Says

If you're looking to win big on a lotto ticket, it always helps to take some of the guesswork out of the equation.

Large NY For-Profit College Sued Over Alleged Deception
Large NY For-Profit College Sued Over Alleged Deception

One of the largest for-profit colleges in the state of New York has been sued for alleged deceptive and predatory practices that violate consumer and local debt collection rules, the NYC Department of Consumer...

Russian Woman Charged With Interfering in 2018 Election
Russian Woman Charged With Interfering in 2018 Election

U.S. prosecutors have charged a Russian woman who works for an oligarch close to Russian President Vladimir Putin with attempting to meddle in the 2018 midterm elections, authorities said Friday. The charges...

'Right to Know' Act for All NYPDers Takes Effect
'Right to Know' Act for All NYPDers Takes Effect

A new law that requires officers all across New York City to identify themselves goes into effect.