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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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Body Found in Water Near National Airport

Body Found in Water Near National Airport

Police spokesman Officer Hugh Carew says the body was discovered just before noon Saturday in the water near the southern end of the airport.

Teen Dies after Struck by Car in Prince George's Co.

Teen Dies after Struck by Car in Prince George's Co.

Police said Saturday that Derrick Bradford, 19, of Washington, died on Friday afternoon. He was critically injured in the crash Thursday night.

Documents From Fatal John Geer Shooting Released

Documents From Fatal John Geer Shooting Released

Police released more than 11,000 pages of documents from the shooting of 46-year-old John Geer Friday evening.

Water Main Break Shuts Off Water, Ices Road

Water Main Break Shuts Off Water, Ices Road

News4’s Derrick Ward said Harvard Street is extremely icy. Crews are trying to use salt to keep the road passable, but caution should be used.

2M Vehicles Recalled 2nd Time for Faulty Air Bags

2M Vehicles Recalled 2nd Time for Faulty Air Bags

More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags that may inflate while the car is running. The recall includes some Acura MDX, Dodge Viper, Jeep Grand Cherokee...

Va. DMV Tries to Reopen after Computer Woes

Va. DMV Tries to Reopen after Computer Woes

The DMV said customers can also do more than 30 transactions online.