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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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Statue of Dog About to Urinate Emerges Near 'Fearless Girl'
Statue of Dog About to Urinate Emerges Near 'Fearless Girl'

There was a brand new statue down on Wall Street, but this one didn't last long.

Manhattan ATM Robber Threatens to Splash Woman With Acid
Manhattan ATM Robber Threatens to Splash Woman With Acid

A woman taking money out at a bank in Manhattan was scared by a man who threatened her with what he said was acid inside a bottle, cops say.

Sons of Long Island 'Hot Dog Lady' Arrested in Park Beating
Sons of Long Island 'Hot Dog Lady' Arrested in Park Beating

The teenage sons of Long Island's infamous "hot dog lady" were among four people arrested in a gang assault over the weekend, police said.

Navy SEAL Killed in Parachuting Accident Over Hudson Is ID'd
Navy SEAL Killed in Parachuting Accident Over Hudson Is ID'd

Officials have identified the Navy SEAL who was killed when his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River.

Former Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dies at 83
Former Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dies at 83

Manuel Noriega, the former Panamanian dictator whose brutal six-year reign was ended by a U.S. invasion, has died at 83, a hospital in Panama confirmed to NBC News. Noriega early on caught the attention of the...

Schumer on Trump Anti-Terror Plan: 'It Makes No Sense'
Schumer on Trump Anti-Terror Plan: 'It Makes No Sense'

The U.S. Senate's top Democrat says Republican President Donald Trump is coming up short on security for states and cities by proposing to cut hundreds of millions of dollars for their anti-terrorism efforts.