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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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Md. Toddler Found Dead Was Left in Swing for 2 Days

Md. Toddler Found Dead Was Left in Swing for 2 Days

The death of a Charles County toddler found as his mother pushed him in a swing last month was ruled a homicide.

Davis Deejays Folds Just Weeks Before Weddings

Davis Deejays Folds Just Weeks Before Weddings

Couples set to get married within weeks hired Davis Deejays to play the music at their wedding receptions, but they were just told the company has shut down. There's no word yet on if they'll get their...

U Street Bank Robbed in Lunchtime Heist

U Street Bank Robbed in Lunchtime Heist

A man wearing a construction vest and fisherman's hat walked into a bank on U Street NW Tuesday afternoon and robbed it before many customers knew anything was amiss.

Memorial Held for Montgomery Co. Teens Killed in Crash

Memorial Held for Montgomery Co. Teens Killed in Crash

A memorial was held at Wootton High School on Tuesday night for Alexander Murk and Calvin Jia-Xing Li, both 18. The teens died after a crash late Thursday which police said was alcohol-related.

Police Academy Locked Down After Driver Opens Fire on I-295

Police Academy Locked Down After Driver Opens Fire on I-295

The Metropolitan Police Department training facility was locked down Monday afternoon after a driver on I-295 fired at another car.

Fallen Firefighter Honored With 'Lt. Kevin McRae Day'

Fallen Firefighter Honored With 'Lt. Kevin McRae Day'

D.C. Council honored Lt. Kevin McRae on Tuesday, naming the fallen firefighter's birthday, November 22, Lt. Kevin McRae Day. The 24-year veteran of the D.C. fire department died in the line of duty May