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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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Snow Expected Wednesday; Travel Not Advised

Snow Expected Wednesday; Travel Not Advised

A winter weather advisory has been issued in the D.C. area for Wednesday, and a winter storm watch has now been upgraded to a warning for areas farther outside D.C.

The Secret Inside the Postal Service

The Secret Inside the Postal Service

It’s a story the U.S. Postal Service did not want us to tell you: Sexual assaults committed not just by customers and strangers, but by postal employees against other postal employees.

Local Ferguson Protests Remain Peaceful

Local Ferguson Protests Remain Peaceful

Protests are being held throughout Tuesday in the nation's capital in the wake of a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri.

2 Arrested in Murder of D.C. Lawyer in Santo Domingo

2 Arrested in Murder of D.C. Lawyer in Santo Domingo

A police spokesman in the Dominican Republic says two men have been arrested in the slaying of a Washington lawyer who was found dead last month at his home in Santo Domingo.

Fred Smoot, Ex-Redskins Player, Charged With Domestic Assault

Fred Smoot, Ex-Redskins Player, Charged With Domestic Assault

Former Washington Redskins player Fred Smoot was arrested Sunday in connection with a domestic assault at a home in Ashburn, Virginia, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

Juvenile Shot in Southeast D.C.

Juvenile Shot in Southeast D.C.

Police say a juvenile was shot in Southeast D.C. Tuesday evening.