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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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Toddler May Have Been Shot by Child Playing With Gun: PD

Toddler May Have Been Shot by Child Playing With Gun: PD

A 3-year-old girl killed in southeast Washington, D.C., Wednesday night may have been shot by another child who was playing with a gun, police revealed Thursday.

Heavy Rain Moves Through D.C. Area

Heavy Rain Moves Through D.C. Area

Heavy rain is moving through the D.C. area Thursday afternoon, bringing isolated flash flooding to parts of the area.

18-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed in Md. Apartment Building

18-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed in Md. Apartment Building

A 18-year-old man was fatally stabbed in an Oxon Hill apartment building early Thursday morning.

Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Fairfax County

Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Fairfax County

A 70-year-old man has died after being struck by a vehicle in Lorton, Virginia.

Island Scoured for MH370 Clues After Debris Washes Ashore

Island Scoured for MH370 Clues After Debris Washes Ashore

The discovery of a piece of aircraft wing on an island in the Indian Ocean sparked an air, land and sea search, with investigators hoping to connect the debris to the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, NBC News...

FBI Probes Blast at Fed Facility; Recipe for Meth Found

FBI Probes Blast at Fed Facility; Recipe for Meth Found

The FBI is now leading the investigation into an explosion on a government campus that police have said could be tied to the manufacture of drugs.