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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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Boy Starts Md. Apt. Fire, Dozens Displaced

Boy Starts Md. Apt. Fire, Dozens Displaced

Dozens of people were displaced for the night after a boy started a fire at his Suitland apartment building, Prince George's County fire officials said.

Escaped Prisoner Ordered Held Without Bond

Escaped Prisoner Ordered Held Without Bond

A prisoner who escaped from a Northern Virginia hospital — and evaded capture for most of Tuesday morning — is back in the custody of U.S. marshals.

Man Believed Md. Boy Had Demons, Killed Him: Pros.

Man Believed Md. Boy Had Demons, Killed Him: Pros.

A man suspected in the death of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found inside a backpack in a central Ohio creek is scheduled for arraignment on murder and other charges.

Man Dies Following Stun-Gun Scuffle With Police

Man Dies Following Stun-Gun Scuffle With Police

State police are investigating the death of man after several Culpeper police officers used stun guns during a scuffle.

Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse of Students

Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse of Students

A former substitute teacher accused of inappropriate contact with several students entered a guilty plea Wednesday.

Prince George's Police Officer Accused of Hazing

Prince George's Police Officer Accused of Hazing

A Prince George's County Police officer accused of hazing in a lawsuit has been suspended from the department.