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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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Metro Yellow Line Delays for Train Derailment Drill

Metro Yellow Line Delays for Train Derailment Drill

Service will be suspended between L'Enfant Plaza and the Pentagon Station from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Officials: Internal Power Failure Led to DC 911 Outage

Officials: Internal Power Failure Led to DC 911 Outage

An official said it was not a normal type of failure, but there was nothing nefarious about it, and there was no hacking into the system.

Water Main Breaks in SE DC; Residents Dry, Road Closed

Water Main Breaks in SE DC; Residents Dry, Road Closed

A District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority spokeswoman said the water line broke along Minnesota Avenue, Southeast, around 8 p.m. between Ridge Road and B Street, Southeast.

SafeTrack Returns to Northern Va. for Surge 8

SafeTrack Returns to Northern Va. for Surge 8

The next phase of Metro's SafeTrack program starts Saturday and has crews returning to northern Virginia.

10,000th Syrian Refugee to Reach US This Week

10,000th Syrian Refugee to Reach US This Week

The U.S. will reach its target this week of taking in 10,000 Syrian war refugees in a year-old resettlement program, the U.S. ambassador to Jordan said Sunday, after meeting families headed to California...

Challenges Between Police, People With Disabilities

Challenges Between Police, People With Disabilities

A unique program in Stafford County, Virginia, is aimed at addressing the challenges police face in communicating with people with disabilities. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.