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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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Gunman Who Killed 2 Deputies Had Emotional Problems: Son

Gunman Who Killed 2 Deputies Had Emotional Problems: Son

The son of a gunman who fatally shot two Maryland sheriff's deputies before he was killed in a shootout says his father was a heavy drinker with emotional problems, but never spoke poorly of police. Jeremy...

Taxi & Limo Drivers Hit Center City Streets to Protest UberX

Taxi & Limo Drivers Hit Center City Streets to Protest UberX

Philadelphia taxi and limo drivers, angry with ride-booking services UberX and Lyft cutting into their business, took to Center City streets Thursday blocking traffic and making noise.

Woman Slams Car Into Popular Philly Concert Venue

Woman Slams Car Into Popular Philly Concert Venue

A woman behind the wheel of a sedan suffered injuries after slamming her car into some exit doors on the north side of the Fillmore Philadelphia.

Couple Accused of Having Sex on Vegas Ferris Wheel

Couple Accused of Having Sex on Vegas Ferris Wheel

A Long Island woman and a Houston man are facing felony charges after authorities say they were recorded having sex in public during a 30-minute ride in a glass-enclosed cabin on a Ferris wheel 550 feet...

'Hallelujah': Oregon Occupiers Turn Themselves In

'Hallelujah': Oregon Occupiers Turn Themselves In

The four remaining armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon have turned themselves in, according to a live stream of a telephone call with the protesters. David Fry, 27, turned himself in after...

Wawa Feeds Students After Ursinus Health Scare

Wawa Feeds Students After Ursinus Health Scare

Wawa, Wegmans and other local eateries stepped in to feed Ursinus College students after more than 100 students came down with a stomach ailment that caused the Montgomery County-based university to close...