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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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15 Police Officers Injured in Baltimore Violence

15 Police Officers Injured in Baltimore Violence

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard after rioters looted stores and hurled rocks and bricks at Baltimore police Monday, injuring fifteen officers.

Massive Building Fire Breaks Out in Baltimore

Massive Building Fire Breaks Out in Baltimore

A massive fire has broken out in a building that was under construction and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said through a spokesman that officials are investigating whether it is connected to...

BPD: 3 Gangs Working to "Take Out" Police

BPD: 3 Gangs Working to "Take Out" Police

Baltimore police say the department believes three notoriously violent gangs are now working together to "take out'' law enforcement officers.

Caps Advance With 2-1 Game 7 Win

Caps Advance With 2-1 Game 7 Win

The Washington Capitals won their first round series against the New York Islanders with a 2-1 victory in Game 7 Monday night.

Prosecutor Describes Colo. Gunman's Path to Carnage

Prosecutor Describes Colo. Gunman's Path to Carnage

A prosecutor declared Monday that two psychiatric exams found Colorado theater gunman James Holmes to be sane as he meticulously plotted a mass murder, considering a bomb or biological warfare before settling on...

Phase 2 of Metro's Silver Line Substantially Delayed

Phase 2 of Metro's Silver Line Substantially Delayed

Phase two of Metro's Silver Line in Northern Virginia is substantially delayed.