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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.

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4 People Shot as DC Mayor Pleads for Tips on Who Killed Teen
4 People Shot as DC Mayor Pleads for Tips on Who Killed Teen

As D.C. officials pleaded for help Wednesday morning in finding who shot and killed a 14-year-old boy last week, sirens blared as police responded to a shooting just blocks away.

Photos: Fairfax Apartment Fire Displaces Dozens of Residents
Photos: Fairfax Apartment Fire Displaces Dozens of Residents

A blazing fire in a McLean, Virginia, apartment building displaced nearly three dozen people amid snowy, cold conditions Wednesday morning.

Police: Man Threatened Governor's Mansion, Worship Centers
Police: Man Threatened Governor's Mansion, Worship Centers

A Fairfax County man is facing felony charges for allegedly making threats against police, local places of worship, courthouses and the Virginia governor's mansion.

Meet a Former Radio City Rockette Who Got Her Life Back
Meet a Former Radio City Rockette Who Got Her Life Back

92-year old Lenore Beetar is back to her vivacious self thanks to her Sentara medical team

Ryan Presses Dems to Back Bill Keeping Government Open<br />
Ryan Presses Dems to Back Bill Keeping Government Open

House Speaker Paul Ryan tried pressuring Democrats on Wednesday to back legislation preventing a weekend federal shutdown. But he gave little ground on the partisan battle over immigration, an issue many...

Many Schools Are Closed After Snow Leaves Roads Slick
Many Schools Are Closed After Snow Leaves Roads Slick

Several major school systems in the D.C. area closed schools Wednesday after light snow left many roads slick.