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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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Minivan Hits, Kills 2 Pedestrians Near New Jersey Diner

Minivan Hits, Kills 2 Pedestrians Near New Jersey Diner

Two people walking on Route 22 near a diner in New Jersey were struck and killed by a minivan early Thursday, authorities say.

Fan Plunges Into Yankees Dugout, 'Freaks Out' Girardi

Fan Plunges Into Yankees Dugout, 'Freaks Out' Girardi

A fan fell into the Yankees' dugout during their victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, landing on the dugout steps before being corralled by law enforcement.

Woman Shocked by Trump's 'Bigot' Comment at Rally

Woman Shocked by Trump's 'Bigot' Comment at Rally

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has been aggressively courting African-American voters, accused Hillary Clinton of being a "bigot" who panders to minorities. The remark appeared to catch...

Hope Solo Suspended 6 Months for 'Cowards' Comment

Hope Solo Suspended 6 Months for 'Cowards' Comment

U.S. Soccer has suspended goalkeeper Hope Solo from the U.S. Women’s National Team for six months for conduct that is "counter to the organization’s principles," according to a release from the...

Embattled Mylan to Expand Programs That Lower EpiPen Costs

Embattled Mylan to Expand Programs That Lower EpiPen Costs

Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, says it will expand programs that lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half. Mylan N.V. said Thursday that the patient cost will...

Minivan Driver Runs Over Boy, 6, in NYC Crosswalk, Leaves

Minivan Driver Runs Over Boy, 6, in NYC Crosswalk, Leaves

A child was injured in a hit-and-run in Brooklyn Wednesday, police say, and surveillance video shows the minivan running entirely over the child before taking off.