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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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Police Chase Ends at LA Trader Joe’s, Hostage Situation Underway
Police Chase Ends at LA Trader Joe’s, Hostage Situation Underway

A police pursuit ended in the Silver Lake area at a Trader Joe's with shots fired and a suspect inside on Saturday afternoon.

Weather Alert: Flood Warnings for DC, Surrounding Areas
Weather Alert: Flood Warnings for DC, Surrounding Areas

A flood warning is in effect for D.C. and surrounding cities and counties in Maryland and Virginia until 2:15 a.m. Sunday.

Students, Capital-Gazette Reporter, Rally for Gun Control
Students, Capital-Gazette Reporter, Rally for Gun Control

Students from a Maryland school where a girl was killed in a shooting and a reporter from the Capital-Gazette newspaper where five people were shot to death last month held a rally on Saturday to urge lawmakers...

Kaine and Stewart Spar Over President Trump in First Debate
Kaine and Stewart Spar Over President Trump in First Debate

The candidates in Virginia's U.S. Senate race had a quarrelsome first debate Saturday with President Donald Trump serving as a frequent focal point of the sparring.

Trump: Lawyer Taping Client 'Unheard of,' 'Perhaps Illegal'
Trump: Lawyer Taping Client 'Unheard of,' 'Perhaps Illegal'

Donald Trump said Saturday he finds it "inconceivable" that a lawyer would tape a client, as the president weighed in after the disclosure that in the weeks before the 2016 election, his then-personal attorney...

GM of DC Restaurant Dies After Being Shot in Atlanta
GM of DC Restaurant Dies After Being Shot in Atlanta

The general manager of a popular D.C. restaurant who was shot after a wedding reception in Atlanta nearly two weeks ago has died.