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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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How DNA Tests Helped ID Suspected 'Golden State Killer'
How DNA Tests Helped ID Suspected 'Golden State Killer'

Joseph James DeAngelo, who authorities suspect is the so-called Golden State Killer responsible for at least a dozen murders and 50 rapes in the 1970s and 80s, was arrested more than three decades after the last...

Back to 'Bama: Redskins Draft DL Da'Ron Payne at No. 13
Back to 'Bama: Redskins Draft DL Da'Ron Payne at No. 13

The Redskins select defensive tackle Da'Ron Payne from Alabama with the 13th pick in the NFL draft.

Capitals Fall to Penguins 3-2 in Game 1
Capitals Fall to Penguins 3-2 in Game 1

Patric Hornqvist, Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel scored in a 4:49 span to help the Pittsburgh Penguins rally to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the second-round series.

White Nationalist's Leesburg Arrest Concerns Residents
White Nationalist's Leesburg Arrest Concerns Residents

A white nationalist known for his role in the Charlottesville, Virginia, riots is behind bars after being arrested in Leesburg.

Apparent Human Body Parts Found in SE DC Neighborhood
Apparent Human Body Parts Found in SE DC Neighborhood

A construction crew excavating an area near an apartment building in Southeast D.C. on Wednesday made an unsettling discovery: They found what appear to be human remains.

Cosby Survivors Hail Guilty Verdict as Victory for #MeToo
Cosby Survivors Hail Guilty Verdict as Victory for #MeToo

Standing outside the courtroom where Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and molesting a woman, Lili Bernard wept and asked a reporter to pinch her. She felt like she was dreaming. Cosby’s conviction on...