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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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"SNL": Jim Carrey Starts Dating Aidy Bryant

"SNL": Jim Carrey Starts Dating Aidy Bryant

At least, that's the story the upcoming host is telling in one of several new promos touting his "Saturday Night Live" appearance.

NJ Cop Indicted on Drug Conspiracy Charges: Authorities

NJ Cop Indicted on Drug Conspiracy Charges: Authorities

A New Jersey police officer and two others have both been indicted on drug conspiracy charges after they allegedly sold crack cocaine out of their home, prosecutors say.

Company Recalls Crab Meat Sold Locally

Company Recalls Crab Meat Sold Locally

A company that sold crab meat in several states including Pennsylvania has recalled it after finding it was contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria.

Body ID'd as U.Va. Student Hannah Graham's: Cops

Body ID'd as U.Va. Student Hannah Graham's: Cops

The remains found Saturday are those of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, the Albemarle County Police Department said Friday. The suspect in her disappearance, Jesse

School Dismissed Early After Single Bullet Found

School Dismissed Early After Single Bullet Found

Classes were dismissed early Friday at a central Pennsylvania school where a single bullet was discovered in the building.

Authorities Kill Deer Inside Pa. Hotel

Authorities Kill Deer Inside Pa. Hotel

The Pennsylvania Game Commission had to kill a deer after it became trapped inside a hotel in State College and couldn't be tranquilized.