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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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Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice

Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice

A Staten Island teenager died after collapsing during varsity football practice Monday morning, officials say. Miles Kirkland, a 16-year-old junior, collapsed during practice and was pronounced dead at Richmond...

Men Rob Same Gas Station 3 Times: Police

Men Rob Same Gas Station 3 Times: Police

Two men are charged with robbing one South Jersey gas station three separate times after being caught on surveillance video.

Groom Spends His Wedding Night in Cuffs

Groom Spends His Wedding Night in Cuffs

A Pennsylvania groom spent his wedding night in the back of a police car after allegedly harassing a waitress at the reception then resisting arrest after an altercation with the pregnant woman's boyfriend.

Angelina Jolie's Wedding Dress Revealed

Angelina Jolie's Wedding Dress Revealed

The latest issue of People features the first official photos of Angelina Jolie's stunning wedding gown that incorporates her children's original artwork.

Doors Chained to AC's $2.4B Revel

Doors Chained to AC's $2.4B Revel

In the final moments of Atlantic City's $2.4 billion gamble, the doors to the Revel were chained off as the failed casino took its final bets.

Take My Sweat, Please: Tennis' Gross Ritual

Take My Sweat, Please: Tennis' Gross Ritual

In a sport known for its genteel traditions, tennis has one increasingly common ritual that stands apart for its ickiness — the passing of the sweat-soaked towel.