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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...

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Miami-Dade Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban

Miami-Dade Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban

A Miami-Dade judge has ruled in favor of gay marriage, saying the ban violates the 14th Amendment.

2 Florida Girls Arrested for Torturing Rare Tortoise

2 Florida Girls Arrested for Torturing Rare Tortoise

Two teen girls accused of lighting a threatened gopher tortoise on fire and stomping it to death in a videotaped incident have been arrested, authorities said Friday.

Appeals Court Upholds Fla. Gun Law on Doctors

Appeals Court Upholds Fla. Gun Law on Doctors

A federal appeals court is upholding a Florida law restricting what doctors can discuss about guns with their patients.

Cyclist Left For Dead in Hit-and-Run Crash

Cyclist Left For Dead in Hit-and-Run Crash

Police are looking for the driver of an SUV that struck a man on a bicycle and left him for dead on a Pembroke Pines street.

Mail Carrier Robbed of Key in North Miami

Mail Carrier Robbed of Key in North Miami

Authorities are investigating after a mail carrier was robbed of her master key Thursday at an apartment complex in North Miami.

Crist Meets with Climate Change Scientist

Crist Meets with Climate Change Scientist

Former Gov. Charlie Crist was given a climate-change lecture Friday and used the opportunity to point out that Republican Gov. Rick Scott isn't saying much about the issue.