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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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Snow, Sleet Arriving; Freezing Rain to Follow

Snow, Sleet Arriving; Freezing Rain to Follow

The National Weather Service said snow, sleet, and freezing rain are listed in the advisory, which begins at 7 a.m. Sunday and extends to 3 a.m. Monday.

Car Crashes, Catches Fire; One Person Killed

Car Crashes, Catches Fire; One Person Killed

Route 50 west was closed for the rescue and investigation. All lanes have since been reopened.

D.C. Revenues Increase, Shrinking Budget Gap

D.C. Revenues Increase, Shrinking Budget Gap

Mayor Muriel Bowser said the city must close a $250 million gap between anticipated spending and revenues.

Two Struck While Standing Near Bus Stop

Two Struck While Standing Near Bus Stop

Authorities said two people were struck by a vehicle as they stood near a bus stop in Kensington.

The Big Freeze: February 2015 by the Numbers

The Big Freeze: February 2015 by the Numbers

February 2015 was brutal. The bone-numbing, punishing cold shattered records in the Northeast, making February the coldest month for some cities since reliable records were first kept.

Video Shows Signs Stolen in Ocean City

Video Shows Signs Stolen in Ocean City

Ocean City police said the signs were stolen in the Chicago Avenue area between 3rd and 4th streets.