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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.

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.

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Police in NY, NJ Warn of Smash-Grab 'Felony Lane Gang'

Police in NY, NJ Warn of Smash-Grab 'Felony Lane Gang'

Police departments in New York and New Jersey said that a nationwide smash-and-grab gang might have moved into the region to pilfer from cars and steal women’s purses.

NYC Pizzeria Introduces Pizza-Made Pizza Box

NYC Pizzeria Introduces Pizza-Made Pizza Box

The Brooklyn pizzeria that introduced New York to a pizza pie topped with mini-pizzas has pushed the envelope once again, with a pizza box made out of a pie.

Minnie Mouse Charged with Aggressive Begging: NYPD

Minnie Mouse Charged with Aggressive Begging: NYPD

Minnie Mouse is the latest costumed character to be busted for allegedly being a bit too greedy with photo-snapping tourists in Times Square.

2016 Blizzard Was NYC's Biggest Snowstorm Ever: NOAA

2016 Blizzard Was NYC's Biggest Snowstorm Ever: NOAA

The blizzard that walloped New York City in January is officially the biggest snowstorm in the history of the five boroughs, according to a new report prompted by questions about the accuracy of snowfall...

3 Charged in Connection With San Bernardino Investigation

3 Charged in Connection With San Bernardino Investigation

The brother of one of the San Bernardino terror attack shooters was among three people arrested Thursday morning after warrants were served in a Southern California marriage fraud investigation.

9 Contracted Mumps in Tri-State College Outbreak: Officials

9 Contracted Mumps in Tri-State College Outbreak: Officials

At least eight people have contracted the mumps at a Connecticut college, health officials say.