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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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Katrina Ben Sentenced to Life in Death of Lover

Katrina Ben Sentenced to Life in Death of Lover

A traveling nurse convicted in October of the 2012 murder of her lover was sentenced to life without parole plus 20 years.

AP Test Scores Improved Despite Snow Days

AP Test Scores Improved Despite Snow Days

Last winter’s rash of snowstorms and school “snow days” didn’t damage the Advanced Placement test scores of Washington, D.C.-area public school students despite widespread concerns from parents, teachers...

Max Scherzer on New Season With Nats

Max Scherzer on New Season With Nats

News4's Jason Pugh catches up with the Nationals newest star pitcher, Max Scherzer, at Spring Training. Scherzer signed a 7-year, $210 million deal with the Nationals in January.

Matt Williams, One on One

Matt Williams, One on One

News4's Jason Pugh goes one on one at Spring Training with Nats manager Matt Williams, now entering his second year with the team.

Metro Board Foregoes Fare Increase, Cuts in Service

Metro Board Foregoes Fare Increase, Cuts in Service

The WMATA Board Thursday voted to forego fare increases and substantial cuts in service.

Man Wanted in Georgetown Armed Carjacking

Man Wanted in Georgetown Armed Carjacking

Police said they have arrested one man and are looking for another in connection with one armed carjacking and another attempted carjacking in Georgetown Wednesday afternoon.