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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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Officer Driving Police Cruiser While Intoxicated: Police

Officer Driving Police Cruiser While Intoxicated: Police

The officer was driving a marked police car with three flat tires and bent rims, said Lt. John Stanford.

Police ID Woman Found Dead in Shallow Grave

Police ID Woman Found Dead in Shallow Grave

Authorities identified the woman who was found dead in a shallow grave in a yard in Philadelphia's Frankford section earlier this week.

Jurors Convict Bride Who Shot Niece

Jurors Convict Bride Who Shot Niece

A western Pennsylvania newlywed has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in the shooting death of her niece hours after the ceremony.

Police ID Teen Killed by Cyclist in Kensington

Police ID Teen Killed by Cyclist in Kensington

A teen fatally shot by a bicyclist outside a Philadelphia corner store Thursday has been identified by police.

Train Crashes Into 2 Cars in Los Angeles, Injuring 21

Train Crashes Into 2 Cars in Los Angeles, Injuring 21

At least 21 people were injured after a Metro train derailed when it crashed into two vehicles near the University of Southern California Saturday, according to officials from the Los Angeles City Fire...

Bridesburg Teen Stabbed Mom to Death: Police

Bridesburg Teen Stabbed Mom to Death: Police

A teen killed his mother and put his grandmother in the hospital in a stabbing attack in their feces-covered Bridesburg home Friday, police said.