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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...

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1 Dead, 1 Injured in NW Shooting; Police Search for Suspect

1 Dead, 1 Injured in NW Shooting; Police Search for Suspect

Police are investigating a shooting that left one person dead and another injured in Northwest D.C. early Monday morning.

Forensic Teams Search Area Where Remains Found

Forensic Teams Search Area Where Remains Found

Virginia police said human remains have been found during the search for Hannah Graham, the University of Virginia student who has been missing for more than a month.

'Skins Win, Cousins Benched

'Skins Win, Cousins Benched

Colt McCoy entered the game in the second half as the Redskins snapped a four-game losing streak.

Woman Charged Under New Revenge Porn Law

Woman Charged Under New Revenge Porn Law

The law went into effect July 1. It makes it illegal to distribute a sexually explicit image of others without their permission.

"A Good Day": 48 People Taken off Ebola Watch List

"A Good Day": 48 People Taken off Ebola Watch List

Dozens of people will be taken off the Ebola watch list at midnight Monday, a major hurdle in the fight against the spread of Ebola in the U.S. “[Monday] will be a good day at midnight because the first...

Early Voting to Begin in D.C.

Early Voting to Begin in D.C.

District of Columbia residents are about to start casting ballots for mayor, attorney general and other offices.