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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 05:24 PM EST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

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.

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Man Charged With DUI After Driving Car Off White's Ferry

Man Charged With DUI After Driving Car Off White's Ferry

White's Ferry in Dickerson, Maryland, is back open after an intoxicated man drove his car off the ferry and into the river below, Montgomery County police say.

Police: Maryland Man Kills Wife, Son and Then Himself

Police: Maryland Man Kills Wife, Son and Then Himself

A retired Army officer killed his wife in their Harford County, Maryland, home and then drove to his son's home near the University of Maryland and killed him and then himself, police say.

New Laws Go Into Effect in Maryland Oct. 1

New Laws Go Into Effect in Maryland Oct. 1

Crackdowns on drunken driving prompted by alcohol-related deaths and an effort to increase police accountability are among the laws taking effect Oct. 1:

Prince George's to Fund New Program to Continue Head Start

Prince George's to Fund New Program to Continue Head Start

Prince George's County is starting a new educational program for pre-school children after the county's Head Start program was stripped of a $6.5 million federal grant following allegations of abuse.

'Great Man': Obama, Clinton Pay Tribute to Shimon Peres

'Great Man': Obama, Clinton Pay Tribute to Shimon Peres

Former Israeli president Shimon Peres was remembered as a "great man" as scores of world leaders attended his funeral Friday, NBC News reported. President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton were...

Man Murdered Inside Temple Hills Motel

Man Murdered Inside Temple Hills Motel

A man was murdered inside a Temple Hills, Maryland, motel Friday morning, and now police are looking for his killer.