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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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Snow Falls Across D.C. Area, Threatens Travel

Snow Falls Across D.C. Area, Threatens Travel

A winter weather advisory is in effect for the D.C. area as thousands of people make their way to their Thanksgiving destinations.

Robbers Smash Sledgehammers Into Mall Jewelry Case

Robbers Smash Sledgehammers Into Mall Jewelry Case

Four men ransacked a Dulles Town Center jewelry store Tuesday, getting away with several high-end watches. Police say the men slammed sledgehammers into a jewelry case, took the watches, and then fled in...

Memorial Events Announced for Marion Barry

Memorial Events Announced for Marion Barry

Three days of memorial events will remember the life of former D.C. Mayor and Council Member Marion Barry.

RGIII Benched; Colt McCoy to Start Sunday

RGIII Benched; Colt McCoy to Start Sunday

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will be watching Sunday's game from the bench.

Teacher's Aide Charged With Sex Abuse of Teen

Teacher's Aide Charged With Sex Abuse of Teen

A 27-year-old teacher's aide was arrested Tuesday night after police say they caught her engaging in sexual contact with a 16-year-old girl.

Crowd of 1K Marches in D.C.; Protests Remain Peaceful

Crowd of 1K Marches in D.C.; Protests Remain Peaceful

Hundreds of protesters convened at Mount Vernon Square in Downtown D.C. Tuesday evening to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson...