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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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'Today's' Savannah Guthrie Welcomes 2nd Baby

'Today's' Savannah Guthrie Welcomes 2nd Baby

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Woman Arrested for DWI Dies in Police Holding Cell: NYPD

Woman Arrested for DWI Dies in Police Holding Cell: NYPD

A woman has died in an NYPD holding cell after she was arrested for driving while impaired by drugs.

Christmas Grinch Hits NY Home Three Nights in a Row: Family

Christmas Grinch Hits NY Home Three Nights in a Row: Family

A Staten Island family says its Christmas decorations have been swiped three nights in a row, and they believe it's the same person each time.

Teens Behind Macedonia's Fake News Boom

Teens Behind Macedonia's Fake News Boom

Dimitri — who asked NBC News not to use his real name — is one of dozens of teenagers in the Macedonian town of Veles who got rich during the U.S. presidential election producing fake news for millions on social...

Vigil Held for NYC Toddlers Killed by Exposure to Hot Steam

Vigil Held for NYC Toddlers Killed by Exposure to Hot Steam

A memorial was held outside the window of a family's apartment in the Bronx where two toddler sisters were killed by exposure to hot steam from a malfunctioning radiator valve.

Former Astronaut John Glenn Dies at 95

Former Astronaut John Glenn Dies at 95

John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the original...