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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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Cold Front Coming With Yet Another Threat of S---

Cold Front Coming With Yet Another Threat of S---

Thursday was the warmest day of the year, with a high of 76 in D.C., but the rain moving through the area comes with a cold front that could mean more snow – yes, snow – Saturday, according to Storm Team4 Chief...

Body of Missing 5-Year-Old Virginia Boy Found

Body of Missing 5-Year-Old Virginia Boy Found

The body of a missing 5-year-old Virginia boy has been found, WSLS in southwest Virginia confirmed.

Rakeem Solomon in Custody in Shooting of Disabled Vet

Rakeem Solomon in Custody in Shooting of Disabled Vet

U.S. marshals took into custody Thursday a suspect accused of robbing, carjacking and shooting a disabled Vietnam War veteran.

Family Frightened by Police Response to Their Home

Family Frightened by Police Response to Their Home

Police gave a Lanham, Maryland, family a fright Tuesday afternoon when officers surrounded their home with weapons drawn.

Senate Passes GOP Budget After Late-Night Debate

Senate Passes GOP Budget After Late-Night Debate

Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP's goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health...

Missing 20-Month-Old W. Va. Boy Found in Haymarket

Missing 20-Month-Old W. Va. Boy Found in Haymarket

Police say an Amber Alert for a 20-month-old West Virginia boy was cancelled after the toddler was found in Haymarket, Virginia.