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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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Water Advisory in Effect; 3 D.C. Schools Closed

Water Advisory in Effect; 3 D.C. Schools Closed

A water advisory will remain in effect for portions of D.C.'s Shaw and Logan Circle neighborhoods through at least Thursday morning.

$8,500 Charged to Stolen Credit Cards at Target in 8 Minutes

$8,500 Charged to Stolen Credit Cards at Target in 8 Minutes

Two women purchased more than $8,500 worth of gift cards in eight minutes with stolen credit cards at a Target in Rockville, Maryland.

Man to Be Sentenced for Montgomery Mall Stabbing

Man to Be Sentenced for Montgomery Mall Stabbing

A Potomac man will find out how long he will spend in prison for stabbing two people at a Montgomery County mall last November.

New Metro Signage Confuses Riders

New Metro Signage Confuses Riders

Some Metro riders are complaining new signage installed in stations for the Silver Line shows incorrect transfer points.

8-Year-Old Girl's Shooter to Be Sentenced

8-Year-Old Girl's Shooter to Be Sentenced

A man who shot and seriously wounded an 8-year-old girl in Southeast D.C. will be sentenced Thursday morning.

"Serial" Changes Public Perception of Murder Case

"Serial" Changes Public Perception of Murder Case

Like more than 1 million other faithful listeners, the family of convicted killer Adnan Syed eagerly awaits the next episode of a podcast investigating his murder case.