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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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Four Shot in D.C. Within Blocks on Halloween Night

Four Shot in D.C. Within Blocks on Halloween Night

D.C. police say three people were shot outside the Verizon Center Friday night, and within an hour, another shooting was reported just a few blocks away.

GOP Fundraiser Accused of Child Porn

GOP Fundraiser Accused of Child Porn

A 48-year-old D.C. man and well-known fundraiser for conservative political candidates is accused of receiving and possessing child pornography.

Ax-Wielding Man Strikes D.C. Police Cruiser

Ax-Wielding Man Strikes D.C. Police Cruiser

In a brazen attack, a man wielding an ax tried to hurt a D.C. police officer early Friday morning, striking his vehicle and getting into a struggle with the officer.

4 Kids Among 13 Hurt in MontCo Crash

4 Kids Among 13 Hurt in MontCo Crash

Four children were injured -- two of them seriously -- in a four-vehicle crash that hurt 13 people in Montgomery County Friday afternoon.

Drug Dealers Released After Alleged Misconduct by FBI Agent

Drug Dealers Released After Alleged Misconduct by FBI Agent

Several people who were convicted of drug-related offenses have been released from prison after it was discovered an FBI agent was investigated for allegations of misconduct.

Man Sentenced to Life for Killing Teen Walking to School

Man Sentenced to Life for Killing Teen Walking to School

A Prince George's County man spend the rest of his life in prison for killing a high school honor student as the teen walked to school.