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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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Flames Devour Taxi on Manhattan Bridge; Upper Level Closed

Flames Devour Taxi on Manhattan Bridge; Upper Level Closed

Flames consumed a taxi cab on the Manhattan Bridge Tuesday afternoon, causing traffic delays in the area as thick black smoke billowed into the air.

Conjoined Baby Girls Separated in NY After 21-Hour Surgery

Conjoined Baby Girls Separated in NY After 21-Hour Surgery

Two brave conjoined baby girls have come out of surgery fighting after enduring a grueling 21-hour separation procedure.

When Oscar Calls: Full List of Academy Award Nominations

When Oscar Calls: Full List of Academy Award Nominations

The candy-colored love letter to musicals "La La Land" has landed a record-tying 14 Academy Awards nominations, matching it with "Titanic" and "All About Eve" for most nominations ever.

Trump Signs Orders on Dakota Access, Keystone Pipelines

Trump Signs Orders on Dakota Access, Keystone Pipelines

President Donald Trump signed executive orders Tuesday advancing the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines. "If we're going to be building pipelines in the United States, we'll build the...

Jitney Bus Driver Busted for Dodging 653 Tolls: Cops

Jitney Bus Driver Busted for Dodging 653 Tolls: Cops

A New Jersey woman who drives a Jitney bus has been arrested for allegedly avoiding 653 tolls, amounting to more than $50,000 in unpaid tolls and fees.

See It: 'Rings' Prank Sends Shoppers Screaming in Terror

See It: 'Rings' Prank Sends Shoppers Screaming in Terror

To promote the upcoming horror film "Rings," hidden cameras captured terrified customers running for their lives when they thought a real life "Samara" was emerging from a television screen to get them.