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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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Family of Woman Who Died on Metro to Sue

Family of Woman Who Died on Metro to Sue

Relatives of a woman who died when smoke filled a Washington subway train earlier this month are filing a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the Metro transit agency.

 2 Overnight Fires in Md. Leaves 2 in Critical Condition

2 Overnight Fires in Md. Leaves 2 in Critical Condition

An elderly man suffered second and third degree burns when his townhome caught fire Friday morning.

Missing Va. Girl Found in Arkansas; Man in Custody

Missing Va. Girl Found in Arkansas; Man in Custody

A 16-year-old Virginia girl who ran away with a man she met online was found safe in Arkansas, police announced Friday.

9 of the Worst D.C. TV and Movie Stand-ins

9 of the Worst D.C. TV and Movie Stand-ins

From green-screens and CGI to entirely different cities, here’s a list of the worst TV and movie stand-ins for D.C.

Marion "Suge" Knight Arrested After Fatal Crash

Marion "Suge" Knight Arrested After Fatal Crash

Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight has been arrested after his lawyer confirmed the hip hop mogul was behind the wheel of a car that fatally struck a man in Compton. James Blatt said Knight...

Man to Be Sentenced for UMD Student's Death

Man to Be Sentenced for UMD Student's Death

A Maryland man is set to be sentenced in a hit-and-run crash that killed a University of Maryland student.