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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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"Seinfeld" Actor Daniel von Bargen Dies at 64

"Seinfeld" Actor Daniel von Bargen Dies at 64

Character actor Daniel von Bargen, who is perhaps most famous for his role as Mr. Kruger on the final season of "Seinfeld," has died at the age of 64.

Mom Indicted for Attempted Murder of Infant After Jumping from Jetty

Mom Indicted for Attempted Murder of Infant After Jumping from Jetty

A mother has been indicted in the attempted murder of her infant daughter after jumping into ocean from a jetty with the young girl, prosecutors in Atlantic County, New Jersey said.

Snow Emergency for Philly as Storm Approaches

Snow Emergency for Philly as Storm Approaches

As a rainy Wednesday gives way to a snowy Thursday, many people could wake up to see the most significant snow of the season.

Naked Woman High on Drugs Crashes Car: Cops

Naked Woman High on Drugs Crashes Car: Cops

A naked woman allegedly high on drugs crashed her car and ended up on the front lawn of an apartment building in South Los Angeles. The woman hit several parked cars before driving across the sidewalk and...

Man Dies After Being Shot and Run Over

Man Dies After Being Shot and Run Over

A man died from his injuries after he was shot several times and then run over by a car.