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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 05:24 PM EST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

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...

Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 at 04:08 PM EST

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.

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1-2 Inches Rain Possible Saturday, Followed by Bitter Cold
1-2 Inches Rain Possible Saturday, Followed by Bitter Cold

We're looking at a wet weekend, followed by a blast of bitter cold.

Socialist Virginia Lawmaker Aims to Repeal Right-to-Work Law
Socialist Virginia Lawmaker Aims to Repeal Right-to-Work Law

The General Assembly's self-described socialist member is sponsoring legislation to repeal the state's right-to-work law, which says employees can't be forced to join a labor union.

Mobile Barbershop Gives Marylanders Free Shutdown Haircuts
Mobile Barbershop Gives Marylanders Free Shutdown Haircuts

Keeping up appearances may fall by the wayside for federal workers on furlough — but Emmanuel Onyeali, also known as The Shape-Up King, aims to help. He brought his LED-lit mobile barbershop to National...

Mueller Disputes Buzzfeed Story on Cohen Testimony
Mueller Disputes Buzzfeed Story on Cohen Testimony

Special counsel Robert Mueller's office issued a rare public statement Friday night that disputes a BuzzFeed News report that President Donald Trump had directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, NBC News...

Women's March Returns Amid Shutdown and Controversy
Women's March Returns Amid Shutdown and Controversy

The Women's March was returning to Washington on Saturday, bracing for inclement weather, coping with an ideological split and reconfiguring its route due to the government shutdown. The original march in 2017,...

Expect DC Road Closures for Women's March
Expect DC Road Closures for Women's March

D.C. police are warning drivers to expect road closures and parking restrictions. Vehicles that break the rules can be ticketed or towed