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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 first...

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Child Killed When Motorcycle Strikes Pedestrians

Child Killed When Motorcycle Strikes Pedestrians

A young child was killed when a motorcycle struck a group of pedestrians in the 3500 block of East-West Highway in Hyattsville, Maryland.

Rolling Thunder Will Roar Into D.C. Sunday

Rolling Thunder Will Roar Into D.C. Sunday

As hundreds of thousands of motorcycles race into the District for the Rolling Thunder Ride to Freedom, so will some road closures.

Man Tries to Jump from Moving Amtrak Train

Man Tries to Jump from Moving Amtrak Train

County police say the train stopped for 40 minutes between stations in Odenton.

What We Know About Deadly Amtrak Accident

What We Know About Deadly Amtrak Accident

The National Transportation Safety Board has ruled out the locomotive being hit by a bullet and is now focused on whether the engineer was using his cellphone while operating it.

Man Fatally Stabbed in Northeast Washington

Man Fatally Stabbed in Northeast Washington

Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Oklahoma Ave. NE for a report of a stabbing victim.

More Than 1 Person Held DC Family Hostage: Filing

More Than 1 Person Held DC Family Hostage: Filing

Three members of a D.C. family -- and their housekeeper -- were held overnight by more than one person before they were slain last week, according to new court documents filed Friday afternoon in the case.