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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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Cruz Suspends Campaign: 'Voters Chose Another Path'

Cruz Suspends Campaign: 'Voters Chose Another Path'

Sen. Ted Cruz, who despite an early victory in the Iowa caucus struggled to stop Donald Trump from cutting into his support from evangelical Christian voters, has dropped out of the race for the Republican...

Results for Virginia Local Elections

Results for Virginia Local Elections

Voters in cities and towns across Virginia cast their votes to select their local officials.

Gunfire in 2 NW DC Locations Kills One, Worries Residents

Gunfire in 2 NW DC Locations Kills One, Worries Residents

One man in his early 20s was shot and killed in the 4500 block of Illinois Avenue, Northwest.

Rims, Oversized Tires Stolen from Trucks, Minivans

Rims, Oversized Tires Stolen from Trucks, Minivans

Most of the incidents have occurred in the Ashburn and Broadlands areas with similar thefts also reported in Sterling and Lansdowne.

Trump Takes Indiana, Pushing Cruz From Race

Trump Takes Indiana, Pushing Cruz From Race

In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked rival Ted Cruz out of the race...

Metro Has Used Passenger Trains to Search for Smoke: NTSB

Metro Has Used Passenger Trains to Search for Smoke: NTSB

Metro often used trains filled with passengers to look for sources of smoke or fire, according to a revelation at a federal safety hearing Tuesday into a 2015 incident that killed an Alexandria woman.