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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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Deadly, Fiery Big Rig, Tanker Crash in Montco

Deadly, Fiery Big Rig, Tanker Crash in Montco

A tractor-trailer carrying chemicals for makeup and tanker truck carrying raw sewage burst into flames after colliding head-on along a Montgomery County road.

Suspect Flees After Stabbing Inside NJ Eatery

Suspect Flees After Stabbing Inside NJ Eatery

Someone walked into a New Jersey Mexican restaurant overnight and stabbed someone inside.

Professor Accidentally Sends Porn to Students

Professor Accidentally Sends Porn to Students

A Philadelphia law school professor says she was "mortified" when she discovered that she had inadvertently sent students a link to a porn site rather than an article about writing legal briefs earlier...

Caught on Cam: Store Owner Fights Violent Robber

Caught on Cam: Store Owner Fights Violent Robber

A New Jersey jewelry store owner didn't back down when a robber brutally punched and beat him Tuesday night, instead fighting back in a fierce showdown captured on surveillance video.

42nd Annual Daytime Emmys Awards Highlights

42nd Annual Daytime Emmys Awards Highlights

Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television with a comedy bit involving pasties and black stockings — and not worn by DeGeneres.

Swatting Hoax at NJ Dry Cleaner

Swatting Hoax at NJ Dry Cleaner

Investigators say anonymous call reporting that two people were being held hostage in a North Jersey dry cleaning business and had bombs strapped to them turned out to be a hoax.