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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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Family Escapes Car Swallowed by Sinkhole in Md.

Family Escapes Car Swallowed by Sinkhole in Md.

A family escaped their car just as it was swallowed by a sinkhole caused by a water main break in Bladensburg, Maryland, Tuesday morning.

Slick Roads Delay Some Schools, Federal Agencies

Slick Roads Delay Some Schools, Federal Agencies

As temperatures dip below freezing and the D.C. area gets another inch of snow, expect your morning commute to be slick.

3 Md. High School Football Players Shot, 1 in Custody

3 Md. High School Football Players Shot, 1 in Custody

Police say three teenagers were shot Sunday afternoon in Clinton, Maryland.

Surveillance Video Shows Shots Fired in D.C. Homicide

Surveillance Video Shows Shots Fired in D.C. Homicide

D.C. police released surveillance video of a man wanted for shooting and killing 22-year-old Kevin Owens on Martin Luther King Day.

Be Prepared: What to Do During and After Snowstorm

Be Prepared: What to Do During and After Snowstorm

Tens of millions of people in the Northeast awoke to a second day of what was expected to be a historic winter storm Tuesday, as the blizzard conditions that brought most of New England to a standstill continued...

Md. County Considers Ban on Sales From Breeders

Md. County Considers Ban on Sales From Breeders

Lawmakers in Montgomery County are considering banning pet stores from selling dogs or cats supplied by commercial breeders.