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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...

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Masked Men Rob Group Relaxing on NW D.C. Deck

Masked Men Rob Group Relaxing on NW D.C. Deck

A group of friends relaxing on the back deck of D.C. apartment Monday night was robbed at gunpoint by two men.

'Skins Have "Started Process" For New Stadium

'Skins Have "Started Process" For New Stadium

The Redskins have played at FedEx Field since 1997.

Pedestrian Struck in Silver Spring Hit and Run

Pedestrian Struck in Silver Spring Hit and Run

Police say a pedestrian suffered non-life threatening injuries when he or she was struck in Silver Spring Wednesday night.

Testimony Wrapping Up in Former Va. Governor Trial

Testimony Wrapping Up in Former Va. Governor Trial

McDonnell Trial, Day 24: The jury is set to hear from the final witness in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

'Skins Starters to Sit in Preseason Finale

'Skins Starters to Sit in Preseason Finale

The Redskins close their preseason against the Buccaneers on Thursday.

Bison Return to Collection at National Zoo in D.C.

Bison Return to Collection at National Zoo in D.C.

American bison have returned to the National Zoo in Washington after inspiring the park's creation in the 1880s.