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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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Crews Race to Reopen Georgia Avenue

Crews Race to Reopen Georgia Avenue

"We are hopeful at this point it will be open by the morning," WSSC spokeswoman Lyn Riggins said late Thursday. "We're going to do the best we can. There is a lot of damage to the road."

Family of Woman Who 'Froze to Death' Sues for $10M

Family of Woman Who 'Froze to Death' Sues for $10M

The family of a D.C. woman who died in her "ice cold" home is suing Washington Gas for $10 million after the woman's heat was turned off with little notice when temperatures were near freezing.

'Lucky Day': Prince George's Co. Man Dodges Crash by Minutes

'Lucky Day': Prince George's Co. Man Dodges Crash by Minutes

A car crashed into a liquor store in Lanham Wednesday morning, but both the driver and the shop owner walked away uninjured.

Pedestrian Killed in Arlington Identified as 36-Year-Old Man

Pedestrian Killed in Arlington Identified as 36-Year-Old Man

Christopher Barton, 36, was struck as he tried to cross busy Arlington Boulevard near Montague Street about 1:10 a.m. Saturday.

14-Year-Old Metro Thief Identified and Charged

14-Year-Old Metro Thief Identified and Charged

Metro Transit Police arrested a 14-year-old Wednesday in connection with six iPhone robberies on the blue, orange and silver lines.

Body of Va. Man Found in Stolen Car in West Virginia

Body of Va. Man Found in Stolen Car in West Virginia

Police are investigating the death of a Virginia man whose body was found in a stolen vehicle in West Virginia.