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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...

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Pregnant Va. Woman Dies After Allergic Reaction to Wasps

Pregnant Va. Woman Dies After Allergic Reaction to Wasps

A Virginia mother of four children passed away Monday after her family says she suffered an allergic reaction to wasp stings.

Hyattsville Water Main Break Will Affect Friday Commute

Hyattsville Water Main Break Will Affect Friday Commute

Officials estimate 6 million gallons of water were lost in a Hyattsville water main break Thursday afternoon.

Daughter Charged in Mom's Murder at Columbia Heights Apt.

Daughter Charged in Mom's Murder at Columbia Heights Apt.

A 54-year-old long-time resident of Columbia Heights was found dead inside her apartment Thursday -- the woman's daughter has been charged with the murder.

D.C. Official Investigated for Possible Hate Crime

D.C. Official Investigated for Possible Hate Crime

A local elected official is charged with assault after an incident police are investigating as a hate crime.

McDonnell Trial Judge: "I Can't Take Another Second"

McDonnell Trial Judge: "I Can't Take Another Second"

Former Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams will take the stand for a third day in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife after the judge cut off defense questioning...

$212K Settlement After Water Mistaken for Beer

$212K Settlement After Water Mistaken for Beer

A University of Virginia student who was arrested after her purchase of water was mistaken for beer will receive a $212,500 settlement with the commonwealth of Virginia.