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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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2 Metro Stations Closed After Fires; Service Cut on 3 Lines

2 Metro Stations Closed After Fires; Service Cut on 3 Lines

Service on the Blue, Orange and Silver lines is suspended between the L'Enfant Plaza and Eastern Market stations.

Mother Killed in Shooting Outside High Point High School

Mother Killed in Shooting Outside High Point High School

A woman has died and a man is injured after a shooting in the parking lot at High Point High School in Beltsville, Maryland, fire and rescue officials say.

DC Council Chairman Reworks Homeless Shelter Plan

DC Council Chairman Reworks Homeless Shelter Plan

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson is reworking the plan to build smaller homeless shelters to replace DC General. He wants to build some of the sites on city-owned land. Tom Sherwood has the story.

NBC4 Responds Will Answer Your Consumer Questions

NBC4 Responds Will Answer Your Consumer Questions

News4 launched a new consumer initiative Thursday based on one simple promise: You call us with a consumer question, and we'll call you back with an answer.

House Speaker Paul Ryan Declines to Back Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan Declines to Back Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan, the nation's highest-ranking elected Republican, says he's not ready to support Donald Trump as the party's nominee. Ryan's stunning announcement, on CNN Thursday afternoon, came after...

Artifiacts Begin to Fill African American History Museum

Artifiacts Begin to Fill African American History Museum

After more than four years of construction, the museum is set to open Sept. 24. The museum is laid out to allow visitors to take a journey, first following slave ships across the ocean.