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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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More of Woman's Body Parts Found in NYC Trash: Sources

More of Woman's Body Parts Found in NYC Trash: Sources

Authorities are investigating the grisly discovery of a woman's torso and leg at a trash transfer station in the Bronx.

Obama Commutes Sentence of Chelsea Manning

Obama Commutes Sentence of Chelsea Manning

President Barack Obama has commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst serving a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material. Her sentence is now set to expire May 17....

Attorney for Suspect in Hofstra Grad Killing: Drop Charges

Attorney for Suspect in Hofstra Grad Killing: Drop Charges

The lawyer for one of three men arrested in the grisly killing of Hofstra University graduate Joseph Comunale late last year is pointing fingers at the two other suspects, saying that the charges against his...

Cuomo's Pitch for NY: Alcohol in Theaters, Expand Uber

Cuomo's Pitch for NY: Alcohol in Theaters, Expand Uber

Free state college tuition for middle-class students, an expanded child care tax credit and $1 billion in new spending on public schools are among the highlights of a state budget proposal unveiled Tu...

NYPD Sgt. on Mayor's Detail Suspended for Drug Use: Official

NYPD Sgt. on Mayor's Detail Suspended for Drug Use: Official

An NYPD sergeant working on Mayor de Blasio's security detail has been suspended after testing positive for marijuana, a police official confirmed.  The sergeant failed a random drug test several...

American Airlines Plane Bumps Another Flight at LaGuardia

American Airlines Plane Bumps Another Flight at LaGuardia

An American Airlines plane hit another American aircraft while pushing back from its gate at LaGuardia Airport Tuesday, Port Authority officials said.