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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.

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.

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Security Stepped Up for July 4th Celebrations in DC

Security Stepped Up for July 4th Celebrations in DC

U.S. Park Police addressed concerns over security leading up to D.C.'s Independence Day festivities. News4's Kristin Wright reports.

Vet Becomes Homeowner After Decades on Streets

Vet Becomes Homeowner After Decades on Streets

A Vietnam War veteran who spent 30 years on the streets is now a homeowner thanks to a shelter in D.C.

Suspect Arrested in 3 Shooting Deaths at Md. Home

Suspect Arrested in 3 Shooting Deaths at Md. Home

Police arrested a suspect in the shooting deaths of three people inside a Maryland home.

Active Shooter Report at Joint Base Andrews Unfounded

Active Shooter Report at Joint Base Andrews Unfounded

Joint Base Andrews was locked down for nearly three hours Thursday after someone mistook a security exercise for an actual threat, officials said.

Man at Center of 'Serial' Podcast Granted a New Trial

Man at Center of 'Serial' Podcast Granted a New Trial

After spending 16 years in prison, a man convicted of murder who was at the center of the podcast "Serial" has won a new trial in Baltimore. Adnan Syed was convicted of murdering his former high school...

Computers Intended for Schools Stolen in Fraud Schemes

Computers Intended for Schools Stolen in Fraud Schemes

Federal investigators stopped a series of schemes to fleece a federal government program that provides free computers to public schools.