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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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3 Charged With Impeding Murder Case to Be Arraigned

3 Charged With Impeding Murder Case to Be Arraigned

Three relatives of a man named as a person of interest in the 1975 slayings of two Maryland sisters will be arraigned in Virginia on charges that they have impeded the investigation.

$2.3M in Synthetic Drugs Seized in D.C.

$2.3M in Synthetic Drugs Seized in D.C.

The Metropolitan Police Department arrested two men in the largest seizure of synthetic drugs in D.C. history.

Man Suspected of Shooting on Board Bus in Southeast D.C.

Man Suspected of Shooting on Board Bus in Southeast D.C.

Bijon Lamont Brown is suspected of firing about 10:30 p.m. Friday, August 21 on board a bus on the 2400 block of Elvans Road SE, Metro Transit Police said Wednesday afternoon.

Child Survives Fall From Fifth-Floor Window in Fairfax Co.

Child Survives Fall From Fifth-Floor Window in Fairfax Co.

The child fell more than 50 feet from a home in the Skyline Towers Apartments complex in Bailey's Crossroads, near Route 7, first-responders in Fairfax County said.

Ky. Clerk Blocking Gay Marriages to Appear Before Judge

Ky. Clerk Blocking Gay Marriages to Appear Before Judge

The Kentucky clerk who has defied the U.S. Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling by refusing to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples will appear Thursday morning before a federal judge to explain why...

Catholic U. Gearing Up for Papal Visit with Mass

Catholic U. Gearing Up for Papal Visit with Mass

Students at The Catholic University of America are preparing for what will be a memorable fall semester - thanks to an upcoming visit from Pope Francis.