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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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Hiker Killed After Being Pinned Under Boulder Identified

Hiker Killed After Being Pinned Under Boulder Identified

A hiker on Offutt Island in the Potomac River died Sunday after he was pinned under a large boulder, emergency officials said.

One Dead, 2 Hurt after Car Hits Tree, Pole, Box

One Dead, 2 Hurt after Car Hits Tree, Pole, Box

Police said a car was traveling west on Hines Road when it left the roadway and hit a tree prior to Macduff Avenue. The car then hit a light pole, a telephone box, and rolled before coming to a stop.

Boat Explosion Sends 5 to Hospital

Boat Explosion Sends 5 to Hospital

Maryland Natural Resources Police said the 24-foot boat exploded as it pulled away from the dock about 2 p.m. Sunday. Three people were taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Burn Center in Baltimore, and two...

Man Killed, 3 Children Injured From Falling Tree

Man Killed, 3 Children Injured From Falling Tree

Emergency crews arrived at the 2800 block of Daisy Road in Woodbine after getting a call about a man trapped under a tree. The responders found the man who had fatal injuries.

Worker Found Dead in Anne Arundel Co. Popeye's

Worker Found Dead in Anne Arundel Co. Popeye's

Police say a manager found the woman suffering from traumatic injuries Sunday morning in the back stock area of the restaurant on Ritchie Highway. The woman was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Va. Man on 10,000-Mile Run for Suicide Prevention

Va. Man on 10,000-Mile Run for Suicide Prevention

On Aug. 16 Tony Smith completed the first 14 miles of the estimated 10,000-mile cross-country run he hopes to complete to raise awareness for suicide and depression.