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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM EST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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.

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Man Shot in Face During Job Fair Outside Nationals Park

Man Shot in Face During Job Fair Outside Nationals Park

At least one man was injured in a shooting outside Nationals Park in Southeast Washington Tuesday morning.

'She's Someone's Child': Police Work to ID Murder Victim

'She's Someone's Child': Police Work to ID Murder Victim

Prince George's County police have released a new composite sketch of a homicide victim they have not been able to identify.

President Trump Freezes Federal Government Hiring

President Trump Freezes Federal Government Hiring

President Donald Trump has signed an order that freezes hiring by the federal government, with the exception of the military. And while some praised the move, the decision has many federal workers feeling...

Trump to Sign Orders on Controversial Pipelines: Source

Trump to Sign Orders on Controversial Pipelines: Source

President Donald Trump will sign executive orders Tuesday advancing the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, a senior White House official told NBC News. The executive orders were set to be...

Cab Driver Praises John Elway, Then Learns He's Driving Him

Cab Driver Praises John Elway, Then Learns He's Driving Him

A cab driver in Washington got a surprise after mentioning to a group of passengers that John Elway was his all-time favorite quarterback and then learning that Elway was riding in the backseat.

Montgomery County Executive Vetoes Minimum Wage Hike Bill

Montgomery County Executive Vetoes Minimum Wage Hike Bill

The current minimum wage is $11.50 per hour, and the bill would have incrementally increased the wage to $12.50 per hour in 2018, $13.75 per hour in 2019, and $15 per hour in 2020.