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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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Lawsuit: Principal Was Warned About Child Porn Suspect

Lawsuit: Principal Was Warned About Child Porn Suspect

Parents and teachers raised concerns about an elementary school volunteer and youth choir director accused of recording "vile sexual acts" between children on school grounds, but the principal took no action...

Some Federal Employees Are Owed Settlement Funds

Some Federal Employees Are Owed Settlement Funds

Not every phone call that says money is headed your way is a scam. News4's Susan Hogan reports on an ex-federal employee who learned she's owed $5,000 in unpaid overtime after a class action lawsuit...

2 Officers Killed After Maryland Panera Bread Shooting

2 Officers Killed After Maryland Panera Bread Shooting

A gunman fatally shot a sheriff's deputy inside a crowded restaurant in Abingdon, Maryland, during lunchtime Wednesday and killed another deputy in a shootout, authorities and witnesses said.

Bill Would Make $100 Fine for Smoking in Car With Kids

Bill Would Make $100 Fine for Smoking in Car With Kids

People who smoke cigarettes in cars with children could be hit with a $100 fine if legislation proposed by a Virginia House Republican becomes law.

Oregon Occupiers: We're Turning Ourselves In

Oregon Occupiers: We're Turning Ourselves In

The remaining four occupiers at an Oregon federal wildlife refuge said they planned to turn themselves in Thursday morning after being surrounded by FBI agents overnight. The FBI's move to encircle the...

Arrest Made in Stabbing Death of Man, 19

Arrest Made in Stabbing Death of Man, 19

Fairfax County police have made an arrest in the stabbing death of a 19-year-old man.