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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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2 CSX Workers Killed by Train Outside Union Station
2 CSX Workers Killed by Train Outside Union Station

Two CSX employees were fatally struck by an Amtrak train outside Union Station in Northeast Washington Tuesday night.

NW DC Store Robbed for Third Time in Two Years
NW DC Store Robbed for Third Time in Two Years

A northwest Washington store was robbed on Monday afternoon, but it is a familiar sight for the workers. The same store was robbed twice in 2015.

Official: Heat Lamp for Reptile Malfunctions, Causes Fire
Official: Heat Lamp for Reptile Malfunctions, Causes Fire

A fire in a Montgomery County apartment was likely caused by a heat lamp for a reptile habitat, according to a spokesman for the county fire and rescue service.

Police: Man Carjacked Woman, Got Into Fatal Crash
Police: Man Carjacked Woman, Got Into Fatal Crash

A man who is suspected of stealing a car Tuesday later crashed during a police chase, setting the stolen car aflame and killing himself, police say.

Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote
Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote

Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts whether President Donald Trump and the Republicans will ever deliver...

Va. Sheriff's Deputy Performs on 'America's Got Talent'
Va. Sheriff's Deputy Performs on 'America's Got Talent'

A Virginia sheriff's deputy -- better known as the "Dancing Deputy" in his viral videos -- performed on "America's Got Talent" on Tuesday.