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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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Small WWII Plane Crashes into Hudson, Body Identified: NYPD

Small WWII Plane Crashes into Hudson, Body Identified: NYPD

A small World War II vintage plane crashed in the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey Friday evening, and police say they have recovered a body from the sunken aircraft. The FAA said a World...

Family Continues Search for Missing NYC Flight Attendant

Family Continues Search for Missing NYC Flight Attendant

Family members of a missing Delta flight attendant from Queens say they're still on the search for the woman who hasn't been seen since January, when she apparently quit her job ahead of a flight and walked out...

Girl, 2, Drowns in Long Island Pool: Police

Girl, 2, Drowns in Long Island Pool: Police

Suffolk County police say a 2-year-old girl has drowned in a swimming pool on Long Island.

80 Cats Found Stacked in Cages in NJ 'House of Horrors'

80 Cats Found Stacked in Cages in NJ 'House of Horrors'

More than 80 cats and several dogs were found stacked inside cages inside a New Jersey home in what officials called one of the worst animal cruelty cases they've seen.  A neighbor contacted town...

Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used...

Man Arrested in Shooting Death of Gov. Cuomo Aide: NYPD

Man Arrested in Shooting Death of Gov. Cuomo Aide: NYPD

Police arrested a 24-year-old man in the shooting death of Carey Gabay, a lawyer and aide to Governor Cuomo slain hours before the 2015 West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn.