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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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Monday's Commute is First Big Test of the Silver Line

Monday's Commute is First Big Test of the Silver Line

Metro reported on its Twitter account that 32,147 pepole entered or exited at one of the five new stations during the first 15 hours of use.

Severe T-Storm Watches Over in D.C. Area

Severe T-Storm Watches Over in D.C. Area

Despite a series of watches and warnings, severe weather did not impact most of us in the metro D.C. area Sunday night.

Uber Suspends Driver Accused of Sexual Assault

Uber Suspends Driver Accused of Sexual Assault

Police have made an arrest after a woman claimed an Uber cab driver sexually assaulted her earlier this month.

Russini in Richmond: 'Skins Roster Moves

Russini in Richmond: 'Skins Roster Moves

Physicality is the theme of practice at Redskins Training Camp in Richmond now. Dianna Russini reports.

Rare Lightning Strikes Kill 1, Injure 8 Others in SoCal

Rare Lightning Strikes Kill 1, Injure 8 Others in SoCal

A 20-year-old has man died in the hospital after being struck by lightning at Venice Beach on Sunday, officials said. Seven other beach-goers were hospitalized, including one with critical injuries. A...

Police: Woman Found Dead in Gaithersburg

Police: Woman Found Dead in Gaithersburg

Police said they were called to the 18000 block of Hallmark Court in the Flower Hill area around 10:30 a.m. They discovered a 47-year-old woman’s body and said it appears to be a homicide.