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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM EST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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.

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Flooding, Severe Storms Saturday; More Rain Sunday

Flooding, Severe Storms Saturday; More Rain Sunday

Flood waters rushed through the streets in parts of Maryland as rain and thunderstorms moved through the D.C. area Saturday evening.

6-Year-Old Boy Shot in Southeast DC: Police

6-Year-Old Boy Shot in Southeast DC: Police

A 6-year-old boy has been shot in southeast D.C., police say.

Metro Lines to Reopen Monday After Train Derailment

Metro Lines to Reopen Monday After Train Derailment

Metro has updated information about Orange and Silver Line usage this weekend.

2 Dead, 5 Injured in Shootings Around DC

2 Dead, 5 Injured in Shootings Around DC

Seven people were shot, killing two, in six separate locations around Washington, D.C. Saturday morning, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

Army Father Blasts Trump for Criticizing Wife

Army Father Blasts Trump for Criticizing Wife

The father of a Muslim American army captain blasted Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for accusing him of not allowing his wife to speak during his emotional speech at the Democratic National...

Metro Workers Rally for More Funding

Metro Workers Rally for More Funding

Hundreds of Metro workers rallied in the District on Saturday to demand more funding for the system. The rally was planned before Friday's derailment. As News4's Derrick Ward reports, the union members...