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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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Miami Journalist Beheaded by ISIS, Group Says

Miami Journalist Beheaded by ISIS, Group Says

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham has beheaded a Miami journalist who was abducted in Syria last year, the jihadist monitoring organization SITE Intel Group said Tuesday.

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Flight From NYC to Fla. Diverted Over Reclining Seat

Flight From NYC to Fla. Diverted Over Reclining Seat

A flight from LaGuardia International Airport to Palm Beach International Airport had to divert after a pair of passengers got into a fight over a reclining seat, according to published reports. Delta...

Convicted Sex Offender Arrested in Hollywood

Convicted Sex Offender Arrested in Hollywood

A convicted sex offender who spent years without registering in Florida was arrested in Hollywood Tuesday, authorities said.

Young Boy Drowns at Fort Lauderdale Beach

Young Boy Drowns at Fort Lauderdale Beach

Friends of a nine-year-old boy who drowned at Fort Lauderdale Beach on Labor Day spent the day mourning the loss of their friend and teammate.

Weston Doctor Charged With Domestic Battery

Weston Doctor Charged With Domestic Battery

A Broward County doctor was arrested over the weekend and is now facing domestic battery charges, according to officials.