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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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Officers Kill 12-Year-Old Boy Toting Toy Gun

Officers Kill 12-Year-Old Boy Toting Toy Gun

Two Cleveland police officers have been placed on administrative leave for their involvement in the shooting of a 12-year-old boy on Saturday. The officers were responding to a 911 call in which a man reported...

Possible Rain, Snow Thanksgiving Eve

Possible Rain, Snow Thanksgiving Eve

One of the busiest travel days of the year could be even busier than normal with the possibility of rain and snow Thanksgiving Eve.

Man Drowns Trying to Pull Boy from Icy Pa. Stream

Man Drowns Trying to Pull Boy from Icy Pa. Stream

A man drowned while trying to save a 9-year-old boy from an icy northeastern Pennsylvania stream, firefighters said.

NJ University Spends $219K on Custom Table

NJ University Spends $219K on Custom Table

New Jersey's Kean University has spent $219,000 for a custom-built, circular conference table that was made in China.

Skinny Joey: From Mobster to Maitre D'

Skinny Joey: From Mobster to Maitre D'

A reputed Philly mobster is enjoying his second life as a maitre d' of a new Italian restaurant in South Florida.

Woman Found Dead Near South Philly Warehouse

Woman Found Dead Near South Philly Warehouse

A woman was found dead near a South Philadelphia warehouse Sunday afternoon.