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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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Man With Gun at Port Authority: 'Let's Off Some Cops'

Man With Gun at Port Authority: 'Let's Off Some Cops'

A man smoking marijuana with an acquaintance at the Port Authority bus terminal allegedly said "Let's off some cops" and showed the friend a gun inside his bag, law enforcement sources say.  The...

Bloomberg Blasts Trump: 'Risky, Reckless, Radical Choice'

Bloomberg Blasts Trump: 'Risky, Reckless, Radical Choice'

Michael Bloomberg, elected mayor of New York City as a Republican, offered a forceful denunciation of fellow New York billionaire Donald Trump on Wednesday at the Democratic convention, describing the...

Man Tries to Rape Woman as She Showers at Home: NYPD

Man Tries to Rape Woman as She Showers at Home: NYPD

A man broke into a bathroom on Staten Island earlier this week and then tried to rape a woman in a shower before choking her, police say.

Watch: Muscular Man in Dress, Heels Robs NYC Bank: FBI

Watch: Muscular Man in Dress, Heels Robs NYC Bank: FBI

A muscular man in a dress, floppy hat and high heels robbed a New York City bank while armed with a handgun, and the FBI and police are searching for the suspect, who's considered dangerous.  The...

Obama: Clinton More Qualified Than Me, Bill to Be President

Obama: Clinton More Qualified Than Me, Bill to Be President

Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama implored with voters Wednesday to elect Hillary Clinton, appealing to the women, minorities and young people who powered his rise and are now crucial to...

Pellet Gun Leads to Lockdown at New Jersey College: Police

Pellet Gun Leads to Lockdown at New Jersey College: Police

A student triggered a scare on a New Jersey college campus Wednesday after someone spotted him with a gun, police say.