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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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NTSB Notes Unusual Pilot Actions in Deadly NJ Plane Crash
NTSB Notes Unusual Pilot Actions in Deadly NJ Plane Crash

The pilots killed in the fiery small plane crash near Teterboro Airport in New Jersey last week took several actions that weren't typical for planes flying into the airport, the NTSB says in a preliminary report...

Inspections Underway After Giant Sinkhole Swallows Man Alive
Inspections Underway After Giant Sinkhole Swallows Man Alive

Inspections are underway after a giant sinkhole swallowed a 59-year-old man alive as he and another worker were installing a cesspool at a Long Island home.

Boy, 16, Arrested After 4 Stabbed Outside Midtown School
Boy, 16, Arrested After 4 Stabbed Outside Midtown School

The NYPD arrested a 16-year-old boy after police say four teenagers were stabbed on a street in midtown Wednesday when a fight between two students outside a public school escalated into an all-out brawl.

Trump Vows Crackdown on Leaks, Chastises NATO
Trump Vows Crackdown on Leaks, Chastises NATO

President Donald Trump on Thursday chastised NATO leaders for not paying their fair share to protect the alliance, complaining in front of them that the defense burden the United States has shouldered for...

Young Fan Hit in Head When Yankee Bat Shatters, Goes Flying
Young Fan Hit in Head When Yankee Bat Shatters, Goes Flying

Shards of a broken Yankee bat flew into the stands after a fastball swing to Wednesday night's game against the Royals, striking a young fan in the head.