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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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Castro Addresses U.S.-Cuba Relations

Castro Addresses U.S.-Cuba Relations

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro ended his long silence over his country's decision to restore diplomatic ties with the United States, writing that he backs the negotiations even though he distrusts politics in...

Man Accused of Hitting Pregnant Girlfriend With Car

Man Accused of Hitting Pregnant Girlfriend With Car

The Florida Highway Patrol says a man drove off the road and hit his pregnant girlfriend with his car before fleeing the area.

Boomerang Buyers May Shake Up Real Estate

Boomerang Buyers May Shake Up Real Estate

Millions of homeowners who lost their home to foreclosure and short sales at the beginning of the housing crisis and economic collapse are now poised to re-enter the home buying market, according to...

Thieves Steal High-End Wheels in Miami-Dade

Thieves Steal High-End Wheels in Miami-Dade

A Southwest Miami-Dade homeowner said it took thieves just 20 minutes to put two cars on concrete blocks and steal thousands of dollars’ worth of wheels and tires overnight Monday.

Northeast Blizzard: What You Should Know

Northeast Blizzard: What You Should Know

A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding coastal eastern Long Island into Maine with high winds and heavy snow, but it failed to live up to the hype in big cities...

Fla. Licenses More Than 600 New Foster Homes

Fla. Licenses More Than 600 New Foster Homes

State child welfare officials have recruited more than 600 new foster homes.