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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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3 on Subway Call Muslim Woman Terrorist, Chant 'Trump': NYPD

3 on Subway Call Muslim Woman Terrorist, Chant 'Trump': NYPD

A Muslim woman wearing a religious headscarf was harassed on the subway by three men who allegedly called her a terrorist and chanted "Donald Trump" to her, police say.

Climber Cuffed Again After Video Shows Him Atop Building

Climber Cuffed Again After Video Shows Him Atop Building

The daredevil who pleaded guilty to scaling to the top of One World Trade Center as a teen in 2014 turned himself into police Friday after more video surfaced of him climbing New York City skyscrapers.

Man Caught Molesting Women at Rockefeller Center Tree: DA

Man Caught Molesting Women at Rockefeller Center Tree: DA

Eagle-eyed police officers stationed at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree cuffed a man after they noticed him groping four different women on the plaza Thursday evening, authorities said.  At...

Neighbors Fume as 'Zombie Mansion' Becomes Hit Online

Neighbors Fume as 'Zombie Mansion' Becomes Hit Online

In affluent Colts Neck, New Jersey, where dozens of homes are on the market for more than $1 million, city leaders and residents are aghast that a mansion abandoned since 2011 has become a viral sensa...

Trump Risks China Rift After Talks With Taiwan Leader

Trump Risks China Rift After Talks With Taiwan Leader

China's foreign minister said Saturday he hopes Beijing's relations with the U.S. would not be "interfered with or damaged" after President-elect Donald Trump broke with decadeslong diplomatic tradition and...

Parking Spot-Seeker Covers Hydrant With Construction Barrel

Parking Spot-Seeker Covers Hydrant With Construction Barrel

Orange-and-white construction barrels are common sights across city streets and sidewalks, but what lies beneath may surprise New Yorkers.  A viewer tip led NBC 4 New York to investigate why a fi...