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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 05:24 PM EST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

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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Clinton, Trump Battle Fiercely Over Taxes, Race, Terror

Clinton, Trump Battle Fiercely Over Taxes, Race, Terror

In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a "racist lie" about...

Debate Fact Check: Reviewing the Candidates in Real Time

Debate Fact Check: Reviewing the Candidates in Real Time

After months of sparring through the press, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are facing off in the first of three presidential debates. Watch the event here live at 9 p.m. ET, and follow along below as...

Highlights from First Presidential Debate

Highlights from First Presidential Debate

The first of three presidential debates comes as both candidates are viewed negatively by large numbers of Americans. News4's Doreen Genzler reports.

Did Debate Change Mind of Undecideds?

Did Debate Change Mind of Undecideds?

In a highly divided electorate, the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was aimed at changing the minds of voters. News4's Meagan Fitzgerald reports.

Another DC Officer Investigated for Not Turning on Body Cam

Another DC Officer Investigated for Not Turning on Body Cam

A second D.C. police officer is being investigated for failing to turn on his body-worn camera before he shot a suspect.

DC Mayor Wants Residents' Help to Find Dark Street Lights

DC Mayor Wants Residents' Help to Find Dark Street Lights

The mayor and teams of District workers spread out across the eight wards where residents have reported the most outages. They will work to identify the location of broken street lights.