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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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Suspect in D.C. Quadruple Slaying in Custody

Suspect in D.C. Quadruple Slaying in Custody

The suspect in last week's brutal slaying of three members of a northwest Washington, D.C., family and their housekeeper is in custody in northeast D.C., the Metropolitan Police Department confirmed.

SE D.C. Woman Arrested, Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run

SE D.C. Woman Arrested, Charged in Fatal Hit-and-Run

A Southeast D.C. woman has been arrested and charged in a fatal hit-and-run in D.C. last month.

Officer Resigns After Inappropriate Use of Force

Officer Resigns After Inappropriate Use of Force

A police officer resigned after inappropriately using a Taser and pepper spraying a man who was driving recklessly while suffering from a health emergency May 4, according to the Fredericksburg Police.

Quarry Blast Sends Rocks Into Homes, Cars

Quarry Blast Sends Rocks Into Homes, Cars

Falling rocks and debris from a Loudoun County quarry blast damaged nearby cars and sent one person to the hospital Thursday morning.

6 Officers Indicted in Freddie Gray Death: Prosecutor

6 Officers Indicted in Freddie Gray Death: Prosecutor

The state's attorney in Baltimore says all six officers charged in the police-custody death of Freddie Gray have been indicted by a grand jury. State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby made the announcement Thursday. The...

51-Year-Old Woman Charged in Fatal Shooting Outside McDonald's

51-Year-Old Woman Charged in Fatal Shooting Outside McDonald's

A man injured in a double shooting in the parking lot of a McDonald's has died, the Charles County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday.