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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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Metro Workers Threatening 'Sick Out' This Weekend
Metro Workers Threatening 'Sick Out' This Weekend

Metro workers are threatening a "sick out" for this weekend. Sources tell News4 that Metro employees have been telling their supervisors they will not be going to work Friday.

DC-Area First Responders to Hold Emergency Terror Drill Wed.
DC-Area First Responders to Hold Emergency Terror Drill Wed.

Law enforcement agencies from across the region will participate in a full-scale emergency terror drill Wednesday.

She Said Yes! Man Proposes at Dulles With Huge Poster
She Said Yes! Man Proposes at Dulles With Huge Poster

A man waiting for his fiancee to arrive in Virginia from Brussels Tuesday night welcomed her with a huge poster -- and a "second" wedding proposal after they had been separated for nearly three years.

DC Man Charged With Stabbing Father to Death, Police Say
DC Man Charged With Stabbing Father to Death, Police Say

A 26-year-old man was arrested Tuesday and charged with stabbing his father to death, police said Tuesday.

Trump Wants 'Biggest Tax Cut' in History: Treasury Secretary
Trump Wants 'Biggest Tax Cut' in History: Treasury Secretary

President Donald Trump is proposing "the biggest tax cut" ever even as the government struggles with mounting debt, in an effort to fulfill promises of bringing jobs and prosperity to the middle class. White...

DC Firefighter Thanks Strangers Who Saved Her Life
DC Firefighter Thanks Strangers Who Saved Her Life

A crowd of good Samaritans helped save the life of a D.C. firefighter, and on Tuesday she got the chance to thank everyone who came to her aid.