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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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US, Cuba to Announce Opening of Embassies: AP Source

US, Cuba to Announce Opening of Embassies: AP Source

A senior Obama administration official says the U.S. and Cuba will announce the opening of embassies in Washington and Havana on Wednesday.

Mom Accused of Smoking Pot With Son, 11

Mom Accused of Smoking Pot With Son, 11

A Florida mother is behind bars after her 11-year-old son told deputies he’s been smoking marijuana out of a “wood penis shaped pipe” with his mom for about six months.

Man Shoots and Kills Sleeping Wife, Calls it Accidental: BSO

Man Shoots and Kills Sleeping Wife, Calls it Accidental: BSO

Authorities are investigating after they say a man claimed he accidentally shot and killed his sleeping wife in their Tamarac home early Tuesday.

Woman Critical After Car Goes Into Canal in Southwest Ranches

Woman Critical After Car Goes Into Canal in Southwest Ranches

A woman was pulled from the water after a vehicle drove into a canal in Southwest Ranches Tuesday.

Fugitive Murderers Did Dry Run Before Escape: Official

Fugitive Murderers Did Dry Run Before Escape: Official

The murderers who escaped an upstate New York prison earlier this month, sparking a weeks-long, multi-agency manhunt, conducted a dry run the night before their escape and then had numerous close calls with law...

Dade Commissioners Pass Pot Possession Fine Proposal

Dade Commissioners Pass Pot Possession Fine Proposal

Miami-Dade commissioners have approved a measure that allows police to fine someone caught with a misdemeanor amount of marijuana rather than place them under arrest.