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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.

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Warning of 'Imminent' Attack, Britain Raises Threat Level
Warning of 'Imminent' Attack, Britain Raises Threat Level

As investigators hunted for possible accomplices of a suicide bomber, thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a vigil Tuesday for victims of a blast that bathed a pop concert in blood — the...

Fake 'Movie Money' Used by Maryland Scammer
Fake 'Movie Money' Used by Maryland Scammer

A Maryland college student thought a man she met online paid her $450 cash for her old iPhone -- but he actually gave her an envelope full of fake "movie money" used in film shoots.

Panic Buttons Introduced at 30 Hotels to Keep Workers Safe
Panic Buttons Introduced at 30 Hotels to Keep Workers Safe

Thirty Washington, D.C.-area hotels with unionized staffs have something new for workers: panic buttons. Hotel workers say they often have to work alone, and can be targeted for abuse. Union surveys in some...

Student Killed at UMd. Honored at Bowie Graduation
Student Killed at UMd. Honored at Bowie Graduation

Bowie State University held a moment of silence at Tuesday's commencement to honor a student whose life was tragically cut short, just days before he was set to graduate.

Sitter, Deputy-in-Training Indicted After Boy, 4, Shot Self
Sitter, Deputy-in-Training Indicted After Boy, 4, Shot Self

A baby sitter and a sheriff's deputy in training have been indicted on charges related to the death of a 4-year-old boy who accidentally shot and killed himself while at their home in Virginia.

Expect More Rain This Week, Part of Memorial Day Weekend
Expect More Rain This Week, Part of Memorial Day Weekend

Wet weather will continue in the D.C. area through most of the work week, and we may get some additional rain during Memorial Day weekend.