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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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Victims of Md. Mid-Air Collision Identified

Victims of Md. Mid-Air Collision Identified

Three people have died and two others were injured in a mid-air collision between a small helicopter and a small plane Thursday afternoon in Maryland.

Fairfax Co. School Board Approves Later School Start Times

Fairfax Co. School Board Approves Later School Start Times

Late Thursday night, the Fairfax County School Board approved later school start times, with only one member voting against the measure.

Missing D.C. 7-Year-Old Last Seen Two Weeks Ago

Missing D.C. 7-Year-Old Last Seen Two Weeks Ago

A 7-year-old boy from D.C. has been reported missing, and he was last seen two weeks ago.

Revenge Porn Victim: "I Felt Helpless"

Revenge Porn Victim: "I Felt Helpless"

A woman who says her ex-boyfriend is one of the first people to be charged under Maryland's new "revenge porn" law says her life was ruined by her ex's actions.

NYC Doc Tests Positive for Ebola: Officials

NYC Doc Tests Positive for Ebola: Officials

A doctor who recently returned from West Africa, where he was on an Ebola assignment for Doctors Without Borders, has tested positive for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital Center after reporting a fever...

Trial Date Set for Man Accused in Alexandria Murders

Trial Date Set for Man Accused in Alexandria Murders

The man accused of three high-profile murders in Alexandria, Virginia, will go on trial in October 2015.