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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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Plane Crashes in New Jersey; Pilot Trapped: Officials

Plane Crashes in New Jersey; Pilot Trapped: Officials

A small plane crashed in New Jersey with the pilot entrapped in the aircraft, officials from the Office of Emergency Management in Bayonne said.

NYC Garage Collapses; Crushes, Topples Cars: City Officials

NYC Garage Collapses; Crushes, Topples Cars: City Officials

Part of an indoor garage collapsed in the Bronx Sunday morning, leaving cars hanging in the balance or crushed by concrete, officials from the city's Office of Emergency Management said.

Hundreds Show Support For Muslims at Times Square Rally

Hundreds Show Support For Muslims at Times Square Rally

Hundreds of New Yorkers from all faiths and backgrounds are gathering in Times Square for a rally in support of American Muslims Sunday afternoon.

2-Car Accident Leaves 1 in Critical Condition: FDNY

2-Car Accident Leaves 1 in Critical Condition: FDNY

A two-car accident in Queens has left a person in critical condition, FDNY officials said.

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

Two memos written by the Department of Homeland Security would expand federal authorities' powers to detain and deport undocumented immigrants within the United States, NBC News reported. Obtained by NBC News, the new directives signed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly provide greater detail about two of President Donald Trump's executive orders relating to his campaign promises of building a border wall with Mexico and increasing deportation efforts. The memos were to be filed on Friday, but are still not final. Currently, they await interagency and White House review.

'Little House' Star Helps NBC Celebrate 90th Anniversary

'Little House' Star Helps NBC Celebrate 90th Anniversary

She literally grew up before our eyes. NBC has been part of Melissa Gilbert’s life for as long as she can remember.