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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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Rapper Sued After Allegedly Slapping Woman at Philly Concert

Rapper Sued After Allegedly Slapping Woman at Philly Concert

Rapper A$AP Rocky, a.k.a. Rakim Mayers, is being sued after he allegedly slapped a woman during last year's Made in America festival in Philadelphia.

Philly to Pay $1.4M for Posting Gun Permit Info Online

Philly to Pay $1.4M for Posting Gun Permit Info Online

The City of Philadelphia will pay $1.425 million to thousands of citizens in a class-action lawsuit settlement over the release of confidential gun permit information online.

That Stench in South Philly? Blame it on Jersey

That Stench in South Philly? Blame it on Jersey

South Philadelphia has been getting really stinky lately, according to residents. But why the sudden bad smell?

Attention, Passengers: Please Stand at Your Seats

Attention, Passengers: Please Stand at Your Seats

Frequent fliers may have new seating arrangements to look forward to — that is, if elevated, cramped bicycle-style seats are what they had in mind. Airplane maker Airbus has invented a new seating...

FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours

FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours

The airline said it had to divert a 273-passenger flight to France because of reports of a rocket or associated debris near Ben Gurion International Airport. It said it suspended service until further...

Woman Flees Topless After Being Caught Shoplifting

Woman Flees Topless After Being Caught Shoplifting

A suspected shoplifter fled topless after being busted at Southern California mall. But police were easily able to identify her – she left her driver's license behind. The 44-year-old woman, whose name was...