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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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Police to Search Car, Apt. in Missing U.Va. Student Case

Police to Search Car, Apt. in Missing U.Va. Student Case

Police are executing two search warrants in Albemarle County, Virginia in connection with a person of interest in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student.

Virginia Middle School Evacuated Following Bomb Threat

Virginia Middle School Evacuated Following Bomb Threat

A middle school in Woodbridge, Virginia, was evacuated Friday morning due to a bomb threat, Prince William County police said.

Lawyers Object to Settlement Over Dr.'s Secret Photos

Lawyers Object to Settlement Over Dr.'s Secret Photos

A Baltimore judge will hear any objections Friday to a preliminary $190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital System and more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who used tiny cameras to...

Student Died From Most Serious Form of Meningitis

Student Died From Most Serious Form of Meningitis

A Georgetown student who died after contracting meningitis had the most serious form of the infection.

Officials Take 2nd Look at Relisha Rudd's Disappearance

Officials Take 2nd Look at Relisha Rudd's Disappearance

D.C. lawmakers will take a second look at how they handled the disappearance of an 8-year-old girl.

Arrest Made in Aspiring Medic's Shooting Death

Arrest Made in Aspiring Medic's Shooting Death

A father of four who wanted to devote his life to helping others was shot and killed over the weekend in southeast D.C.