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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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2 Police Officers Shot; SWAT Team Called In

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Knicks to Trade Carmelo Anthony to Thunder: AP
Knicks to Trade Carmelo Anthony to Thunder: AP

The New York Knicks have agreed to trade Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder in a multi-player deal, the AP reports.

LeBron James Calls Trump a 'Bum' Over Steph Curry Comment
LeBron James Calls Trump a 'Bum' Over Steph Curry Comment

NBA star LeBron James called President Donald Trump a "bum" after Trump said Saturday that Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry would not be invited to the White House as part of a championship visit. Trump...

Bodega Worker Charged With Murder in Stabbing
Bodega Worker Charged With Murder in Stabbing

A bodega worker caught on video stabbing a man to death in a dispute over a free breakfast has been charged with murder, police said.

Paterson Mayor Gets Prison After Conspiracy Guilty Plea
Paterson Mayor Gets Prison After Conspiracy Guilty Plea

The embattled mayor of one of New Jersey's largest cities is nearing a plea deal in a corruption case sparked by an I-Team investigation in 2016, defense lawyers say.

NYC to Pay $1.25M in Midtown Custody Death
NYC to Pay $1.25M in Midtown Custody Death

The family of a man who died in police custody will receive $1.25 million in a settlement with New York City.