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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...

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3-Year-Old Girl Killed, 3 Others Shot

3-Year-Old Girl Killed, 3 Others Shot

A child has been killed in a nighttime quadruple shooting along a Philadelphia street.

Coaster Gets Stuck at Six Flags, Passengers Forced to Walk Down

Coaster Gets Stuck at Six Flags, Passengers Forced to Walk Down

A roller coaster billed as a "maximum thrill-level," "gut-munching" ride at a Six Flags amusement park in New Jersey got stuck on its way up to the 230-feet-high peak, forcing passengers to exit the ride...

RECALL: Crackers, Pretzels Pulled from Shelves

RECALL: Crackers, Pretzels Pulled from Shelves

Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets have removed Mary's Gone Crackers from sale.

Car Burns Along Busy Manayunk Street

Car Burns Along Busy Manayunk Street

Firefighters in Philadelphia were called in put out a raging car fire along a busy city street on Friday evening.

Detectives Questioning Dad After Baby Critically Hurt

Detectives Questioning Dad After Baby Critically Hurt

Homicide detectives are investigating what led to a 2-month-old boy being hospitalized in extremely critical condition.

Burglar Caught Cooking Crab Cakes

Burglar Caught Cooking Crab Cakes

Rehoboth Beach police say they arrested a man who was cooking crab cakes at the restaurant he broke into.