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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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Weakened Jose Downs Trees, Floods Parts of LI
Weakened Jose Downs Trees, Floods Parts of LI

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Hurricane Maria Closes in on Puerto Rico as Cat. 4
Hurricane Maria Closes in on Puerto Rico as Cat. 4

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Sex Predator Wanted in Spree of Attacks on Girl, 3 Women
Sex Predator Wanted in Spree of Attacks on Girl, 3 Women

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NTSB: Bus in Deadly Crash Was Going Double the Speed Limit
NTSB: Bus in Deadly Crash Was Going Double the Speed Limit

The private coach bus that slammed into an MTA bus at a busy Queens intersection, killing three people and injuring 16 others, was going roughly double the speed limit at the moment of impact, a preliminary...

Mexicans Seek Survivors as Quake Kills More Than 200
Mexicans Seek Survivors as Quake Kills More Than 200

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Lawmakers Arrested in Protest at Trump Tower
Lawmakers Arrested in Protest at Trump Tower

New York congressman Adriano Espaillat, City Council President Melissa Mark Viverito and other lawmakers have been arrested in a protest outside Trump Tower. They were fighting President Trump's decision to end...