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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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Ex-Christie Aides Both Get Prison Time for Bridge Plot
Ex-Christie Aides Both Get Prison Time for Bridge Plot

Two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison Wednesday for their role in a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge, a scandal that sank the Republican's presidential aspirations.

Hoofs Crossed: April the Pregnant Giraffe Is Soooooooo Close
Hoofs Crossed: April the Pregnant Giraffe Is Soooooooo Close

Cross those fingers, or hoofs, April is getting close, Animal Adventure Park says.

Creepy NJ 'Watcher' Sends Most 'Sinister' Letter Yet: Lawyer
Creepy NJ 'Watcher' Sends Most 'Sinister' Letter Yet: Lawyer

A New Jersey husband and wife who claim they were scared away from their home by creepy letters they received from "The Watcher" say they've gotten another note.

Flasher Targets Young Women at Hofstra University
Flasher Targets Young Women at Hofstra University

Hofstra University students have been warned about a man who is flashing young women from his car.

Seattle Announces Suit Over Trump's Sanctuary Cities Threat
Seattle Announces Suit Over Trump's Sanctuary Cities Threat

Seattle filed a lawsuit Wednesday over President Donald Trump's executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from communities that refuse to cooperate with efforts to find and deport immigrants in the country illegally. Mayor Ed Murray said the order issued in January punishing "sanctuary cities" is unconstitutional and creates uncertainty around the city's budget. Other governments have sued Trump over the sanctuary issue. San Francisco filed a lawsuit earlier this year, also saying the order was unconstitutional. California's Santa Clara County and two Massachusetts cities with large Latino populations - Chelsea and Lawrence - have also taken legal action.

Police Seize Guns, Kilos in Major BK Drug Bust; 34 Indicted
Police Seize Guns, Kilos in Major BK Drug Bust; 34 Indicted

Police say a gang of nearly three dozen people, many of whom are New Yorkers, sold drugs throughout the five boroughs by stashing the goods in secret compartments built into their car.