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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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Wintry Mix Continues to Dampen DC Region
Wintry Mix Continues to Dampen DC Region

Freezing rain, rain, snow and sleet will continue into the evening and overnight hours and some schools have announced delays ahead of another potentially messy commute Friday morning.

Maryland Catholic School May Be Forced to Close
Maryland Catholic School May Be Forced to Close

A Catholic school that has educated children in Prince George's County, Maryland, for more than 60 years may have to close its doors if it does not overcome a six-figure deficit.

Md. Officer Accused of Sex in Cruiser With Prostitute
Md. Officer Accused of Sex in Cruiser With Prostitute

A Prince George's County police officer was suspended after allegations that he had sex with a prostitute in his police cruiser.

UMD President Says He Warned Regents About Keeping Durkin
UMD President Says He Warned Regents About Keeping Durkin

University of Maryland President Wallace Loh said he warned the University System of Maryland Board of Regents about recommending keeping football coach DJ Durkin after the death of 19-year-old player Jordan...

Florida Goes to Hand Recount in Bitter US Senate Race
Florida Goes to Hand Recount in Bitter US Senate Race

Florida's acrimonious battle for the U.S. Senate headed Thursday to a legally required hand recount after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic Sen. Bill...

The First Pat Collins Snow Stick of the Season Goes To ...
The First Pat Collins Snow Stick of the Season Goes To ...

The first snowfall of the season came earlier than usual, and that means the first Pat Collins Snow Stick of the season was awarded early too.