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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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Hairstylist Faints Outside Midtown Shop, Hit by Fleeing Van

Hairstylist Faints Outside Midtown Shop, Hit by Fleeing Van

A hairstylist on a cigarette break fainted and fell into traffic outside the midtown hair salon where he works Monday morning, and was hit by a van that fled the scene, police say. The 51-year-old hai...

Arrest in Shooting Death of Teen Basketball Player: Sources

Arrest in Shooting Death of Teen Basketball Player: Sources

An arrest has been made in the shooting death of a rising-star teen basketball player in Mount Vernon in early January, law enforcement sources say.

Cops Look for Person Who Shattered NYPD Patrol Car Window

Cops Look for Person Who Shattered NYPD Patrol Car Window

Police are looking for whoever shattered the window of a marked NYPD patrol car in Brooklyn Monday.  Police say the patrol car was parked on the side of 215 Wortman Ave. in East New York when som...

Thief Targeting NYC Gym-Locker Users: NYPD

Thief Targeting NYC Gym-Locker Users: NYPD

Police are looking for a man who's been breaking into gym lockers at New York Sports Club locations across Manhattan since last fall.  The suspect has stolen valuables in the 15 times he broke in...

After 3 Years, MH370 Search Ends With No Plane

After 3 Years, MH370 Search Ends With No Plane

After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a...

Vandals Target Home of Pastor Who Opposes Mosque in NJ

Vandals Target Home of Pastor Who Opposes Mosque in NJ

Some speculate the vandalism may have stemmed from Pastor John Brasile's opposition to a proposed mosque. Brian Thompson reports