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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM EST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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.

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Spanish Police Kill 4 Terror Suspects South of Barcelona
Spanish Police Kill 4 Terror Suspects South of Barcelona

A van veered onto a promenade and sped down a busy pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's picturesque Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it mowed down tourists and residents and turned the...

Family Sues MCPS for $10M Over High School Student’s Death
Family Sues MCPS for $10M Over High School Student’s Death

The family of a 14-year-old student who died inside Gaithersburg High School in 2015 is suing the Montgomery County school district for $10 million, according to court records obtained by the News4 I-Team.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Vandalized With Red Marking
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Vandalized With Red Marking

Someone vandalized the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, covering an individual's name with a waxy, red substance.

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5 Facts That Make Modern Pet Ownership Easy

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Confederate Statue at Loudoun County Courthouse Vandalized
Confederate Statue at Loudoun County Courthouse Vandalized

The Confederate statue outside the Loudoun County Courthouse in Leesburg, Virginia, has been vandalized, police say.

What Happens to Controversial Statues After They're Removed?
What Happens to Controversial Statues After They're Removed?

Should the statues go to a museum? Destroyed? It's a dilemma that historians are discussing again after the furor over Confederate statues led to violence in Charlottesville and protests elsewhere. News4's Chris...