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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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Police Union in Md. Donates to Ferguson Officer Fund

Police Union in Md. Donates to Ferguson Officer Fund

An Anne Arundel County police union has donated more than $1,000 to an online fund collecting money for the Ferguson, Missouri offier who shot an unarmed teenager.

Free, Discount Lunches Surge in Montgomery Co.

Free, Discount Lunches Surge in Montgomery Co.

Montgomery County Public Schools dished out a record of meals to students during the two-month summer vacation.

Missing 19-Year-Old Md. Woman Found

Missing 19-Year-Old Md. Woman Found

Prince George's County police need your help finding a missing woman who has been diagnosed with mental health issues.

D.C.'s Snowy Owl Found Dead Near Release Site

D.C.'s Snowy Owl Found Dead Near Release Site

A rare snowy owl who was apparently hit by a bus in the nation's capital has died, four months after is was released to the wild.

WaPo Editorial Board Stops Use of "Redskins"

WaPo Editorial Board Stops Use of "Redskins"

The news-gathering side, however, will continue to do so.

McDonnell: CEO's Loans Not Inappropriate

McDonnell: CEO's Loans Not Inappropriate

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Friday about asking Jonnie Williams for a $20,000 loan two months after borrowing $50,000.