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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.

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.

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Summer Scorcher: Temps Could Reach 100° Monday

Summer Scorcher: Temps Could Reach 100° Monday

The D.C. area will continue to sizzle Monday as temperatures are expected to soar to 100 degrees, and it will feel even hotter.

Man Injured in NW DC Shooting; 2 Masked Men Sought

Man Injured in NW DC Shooting; 2 Masked Men Sought

Police are searching for two masked men after a man was shot in Northwest D.C. early Monday morning. News4's Derrick Ward has more form the scene.

Kaine Brings Steady Hand, Confidence to Clinton Ticket

Kaine Brings Steady Hand, Confidence to Clinton Ticket

Hillary Clinton's running mate, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, has been described by critics as a snoozer of a choice who could fail to inspire the more liberal wing of the Democratic Party, blue collar...

Adopting a Pet Won't Change Your Lifestyle or Break the Bank

Adopting a Pet Won't Change Your Lifestyle or Break the Bank

Owning a pet is a big responsibility, but it can fit any lifestyle and budget by considering these simple facts

Democrats Seek Display of Unity Despite Leadership Shuffle

Democrats Seek Display of Unity Despite Leadership Shuffle

Democrats are opening their national convention in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking party united behind Hillary Clinton, but they face lingering bitterness among supporters of defeated rival...

Suspect Arrested in Murder of 68-Year-Old Man at Gas Station

Suspect Arrested in Murder of 68-Year-Old Man at Gas Station

A suspect has been arrested in the murder of a beloved grandfather and husband who was shot and killed last week while pumping gas, Prince George’s County police say.