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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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Gunman "Assassinates" 2 NYPD Officers, Kills Self

Gunman "Assassinates" 2 NYPD Officers, Kills Self

A gunman who apparently revealed his intent to "take 2 of theirs" on a social media site, ambushed and fatally shot two NYPD officers in their squad car Saturday, investigators said.

Redskins Defeat Eagles, 27-24, in a Nail-Biter

Redskins Defeat Eagles, 27-24, in a Nail-Biter

Where was this Redskins team for the last six games? The Redskins defeated the Philadelphia Eagles Saturday, 27-24, in a hard-fought game at FedEx Field in Landover.

Salvation Army Donations Down

Salvation Army Donations Down

Red Kettle donations are down slightly this Christmas. News4's Derrick Ward reports.

Malls Packed for Super Saturday Rush

Malls Packed for Super Saturday Rush

The rush is on! Malls and shopping centers have been packed on this Super Saturday. And with just five shopping days left until Christmas retailers say it is one of the busiest days of the season.

U.Va. Board Chair Decries 'Drive-By Journalism'

U.Va. Board Chair Decries 'Drive-By Journalism'

The chairman of U.Va.'s Board of Visitors ripped into Rolling Stone magazine, saying the magazine unfairly tarnished the school's image with a piece of "drive-by journalism."

Police: Fireworks Injury Actually Gunshot Wound

Police: Fireworks Injury Actually Gunshot Wound

After determining that the injury was a gunshot wound, the man was taken to the hospital.