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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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MTA Chair Unveils $836 Million Subway Stabilization Plan
MTA Chair Unveils $836 Million Subway Stabilization Plan

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Stolen Tortoise Has Bizarre Journey to NYPD
Stolen Tortoise Has Bizarre Journey to NYPD

The 17-year-old tortoise stolen from a Queens environmental center last week has been turned in to police after it was exchanged in some sort of turtle trade, police say.

Cuomo to Meet with US Transportation Chief Amid Transit Woes
Cuomo to Meet with US Transportation Chief Amid Transit Woes

Gov. Cuomo is headed to Washington to meet with U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao amid New York City's ongoing transit troubles.

Inside the Opioids War at JFK Airport
Inside the Opioids War at JFK Airport

Marc Santia went behind the scenes at John F. Kennedy airport where workers are fighting to intercept drugs being shipped through the mail.

Senate Opens 'Obamacare' Debate at Last But Outcome in Doubt
Senate Opens 'Obamacare' Debate at Last But Outcome in Doubt

Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted at last Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans' long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare." There was high drama as Sen....

1 Dead After Car Crashes off NJ Interstate, Lands in Trees
1 Dead After Car Crashes off NJ Interstate, Lands in Trees

One person was killed Tuesday afternoon when the vehicle they were in crashed off a New Jersey interstate and landed in a forest.