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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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Baby Dies After Being Struck by Car While in Stroller

Baby Dies After Being Struck by Car While in Stroller

A 5-month-old baby has died and the baby's mother was seriously injured after they were struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning in Loudoun County.

NBC4's Wednesday Prime-Time Lineup Moving to Thursday

NBC4's Wednesday Prime-Time Lineup Moving to Thursday

As a hurricane bears down on Florida, the Redskins' final preseason game has been moved to Wednesday, Aug. 31.

Pregnant Teen Stabbed Near School in Maryland: Police

Pregnant Teen Stabbed Near School in Maryland: Police

A 19-year-old pregnant woman has been stabbed in Kensington, Maryland, police say.

Some Local Write-in Votes for President Might Not Be Counted

Some Local Write-in Votes for President Might Not Be Counted

If you vote for a write-in candidate for president on Election Day, the name likely won’t be read or formally tabulated by state election officials in Maryland or Virginia.

Trump Talks Border Wall in Mexico, but Not Payment

Trump Talks Border Wall in Mexico, but Not Payment

Standing alongside the president of Mexico, a measured Donald Trump on Wednesday firmly defended the right of the United States to build a massive border wall along its southern flank but declined to repeat his...

Gov. Signs Executive Order to Start Schools After Labor Day

Gov. Signs Executive Order to Start Schools After Labor Day

Spokesmen for the governor and the comptroller on Monday declined to offer details, but both officials have supported starting school after Labor Day.