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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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Injured Man Shoots Door at Reston Hospital Center

Injured Man Shoots Door at Reston Hospital Center

Fairfax County police are investigating a shooting incident at Reston Hospital Center, but they say there is no threat to the public.

Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump Winners in NH

Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump Winners in NH

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their...

Dangerously Cold Weather Expected for Rest of Week

Dangerously Cold Weather Expected for Rest of Week

Bundle up! Much colder air is beginning to settle into the region, and it will bring bitterly cold temperatures to the D.C. area this weekend.

'People Are Dying Needlessly': DC Fire Exec Resigns

'People Are Dying Needlessly': DC Fire Exec Resigns

Washington's EMS medical director and assistant fire chief has submitted her resignation in a fiery letter that cites "emergency" problems with the department that put citizens' lives in danger.

Trump Proves Establishment Can't Stop Him: Analysis

Trump Proves Establishment Can't Stop Him: Analysis

The current and former chiefs of the state Republican Party condemned him. New Hampshire's only two Republican members of Congress refused to endorse him. The conservative owner of the state's largest newspaper...

Sources: McAuliffe to Announce I-66 Compromise Deal

Sources: McAuliffe to Announce I-66 Compromise Deal

The governor and Republican leaders have come to terms on a plan to add a lane to I-66 eastbound inside the Beltway, sources tell News4.