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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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Hannah Graham: Remains Found Belong to UVa. Student

Hannah Graham: Remains Found Belong to UVa. Student

A body found Saturday is missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, the Albemarle County Police Department said Friday.

D.C. Teen Remains in Coma After Hit-And-Run

D.C. Teen Remains in Coma After Hit-And-Run

Jeremiah Williams has been in a coma since he was struck by a hit-and-run driver Tuesday night in D.C.

Handcyclist Competing in Third MCM

Handcyclist Competing in Third MCM

A double-leg amputee marine will be one of dozens of handcyclists will take part along side runners in the Marine Corps Marathon Sunday.

Nina Pham Meets With Obama After Discharge From NIH

Nina Pham Meets With Obama After Discharge From NIH

Dallas nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola while caring for a patient in Texas, was discharged from the hospital Friday, now free of the virus, and will meet with President Barack Obama at the White...

Micro Cameras Found in Search of Rabbi's Towson U. Office

Micro Cameras Found in Search of Rabbi's Towson U. Office

A D.C. rabbi accused of secretly recording women shower at a Georgetown synagogue also had a collection of secret recording devices in his office at a Maryland college, according to court documents.

Fevered Health Worker in Isolation at Newark Hospital

Fevered Health Worker in Isolation at Newark Hospital

A health care worker with a recent history of treating Ebola patients in West Africa developed a fever after landing at Newark Airport Friday, and is now in isolation at University Hospital in Newark, officials...