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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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Shooter Admits to Killing Man in Driveway: Police

Shooter Admits to Killing Man in Driveway: Police

A gunman opened fire on a man sitting in a vehicle in the Frankford section of Philadelphia Thursday night and then stuck around to tell police about what he had done, according to investigators.

Woman on Bath Salts Falls From Tree, Gets Arrested

Woman on Bath Salts Falls From Tree, Gets Arrested

A central Pennsylvania woman has been jailed after police unwittingly caught up to her when she fell from a tree stand where she had been hiding from the law.

Bricks Fall From Burning Home

Bricks Fall From Burning Home

Flames tore through homes overnight in South Jersey causing a partial collapse.

Police Kick In NJ Family's Door, Save Unconscious Baby

Police Kick In NJ Family's Door, Save Unconscious Baby

A 5-day-old New Jersey boy is in critical but stable condition after he stopped breathing suddenly over the weekend, possibly because of a bacterial infection, his parents say.

Liquor Store Clerk Shot in Armed Robbery

Liquor Store Clerk Shot in Armed Robbery

Two people are hurt after an armed robbery at a liquor store in Wilmington, Del.

WATCH: Brolin Celebrates, Laments "The Goonies"

WATCH: Brolin Celebrates, Laments "The Goonies"

Josh Brolin celebrated and lamented the 30th anniversary of “The Goonies” with host Jimmy Fallon on Thursday’s episode of “The Tonight Show.”