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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 05:24 PM EST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM EST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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...

Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 at 04:08 PM EST

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.

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Cokie Roberts, Longtime Political Journalist, Dies at 75
Cokie Roberts, Longtime Political Journalist, Dies at 75

Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. ABC...

Amazon Expands Hours for Tuesday's Career Day in Arlington
Amazon Expands Hours for Tuesday's Career Day in Arlington

Amazon announced it's expanding hours of its Amazon Career Day Tuesday at six sites across the U.S., including in Arlington, Virginia, where it's building a second headquarters.

Body Found in Stream in Alexandria
Body Found in Stream in Alexandria

A body was found in Alexandria and police were investigating Tuesday morning.

How Weight Loss Surgery Boosted Patient's Energy
How Weight Loss Surgery Boosted Patient's Energy

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Lewandowski Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee
Lewandowski Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee

As they investigate President Donald Trump, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee is holding their first official hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation. Corey Lewandowski, Trump's...

'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek Has Resumed Chemotherapy
'Jeopardy!' Host Alex Trebek Has Resumed Chemotherapy

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says he's had a setback in his battle with pancreatic cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy again.