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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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Man Arrested After Shots Fired, SWAT Standoff

Man Arrested After Shots Fired, SWAT Standoff

A man who police say opened fire on officers was taken into custody after a SWAT standoff in Fort Lauderdale early Thursday.

Final 2014 Debate Addressed Medical Marijuana

Final 2014 Debate Addressed Medical Marijuana

With less than two weeks to go before Floridians will vote on a controversial marijuana initiative, NBC News hosted a state-wide debate on medical marijuana Wednesday night in Orlando and it came down to an...

Family Needs Help Finding Pet Piglet

Family Needs Help Finding Pet Piglet

A family is handing out fliers and asking for the public’s help to find a pet that is a bit of a ham. Her name is Lucy and she’s a pot-bellied pig that was stolen from the front porch of a home.

Tobacco Road Announces New Brickell Location

Tobacco Road Announces New Brickell Location

Every road has to go through repairs and sometimes even a new route from time to time and that’s exactly what will happen to the legendary Miami establishment, Tobacco Road.

Miami-Dade Schools Eliminate 24 Tests

Miami-Dade Schools Eliminate 24 Tests

Miami-Dade County students will take two dozen fewer tests in the current school year after a preliminary review of the school district’s testing programs.

Jockey Sues Calder Race Course Over Accident

Jockey Sues Calder Race Course Over Accident

A professional jockey sued the Calder Race Course after allegedly suffering multiple severe injuries due to an incident that happened in a race in June 2014.