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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.

Top Stories
Armed Stranger Rapes, Robs Woman Sleeping in NYC Home

Armed Stranger Rapes, Robs Woman Sleeping in NYC Home

Police released a sketch of a man who they say sneaked into a woman’s home in Brooklyn Monday morning and violently raped and robbed her.

Vandals Cause $100,000 Damage to Toyota Dealership's Cars

Vandals Cause $100,000 Damage to Toyota Dealership's Cars

Two teenagers spray-painted graffiti on more than two dozen cars belonging to a Long Island dealership, causing an estimated $111,000 in damage, police said Monday.

NY Man Gets Stuck in Mud Pit While Playing 'Pokemon Go'

NY Man Gets Stuck in Mud Pit While Playing 'Pokemon Go'

A 62-year-old man had to be rescued after he became stuck in waist-deep mud while playing 'Pokemon Go' at night in the woods behind his upstate New York home, authorities said.

Meet Team USA: Athletes to Watch at Rio Olympics

Meet Team USA: Athletes to Watch at Rio Olympics

Michael Phelps is a household name. In the next month, Simone Biles may become one. Phelps, who with 22 medals is the most decorated Olympian of all time, has dominated four Olympics and come out of retirement...

DNC Day 1: 'I'm With Her' and Other Top Moments

DNC Day 1: 'I'm With Her' and Other Top Moments

The Clinton campaign's call to unite to defeat Donald Trump ran headlong into angry supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders as the Democrats opened their convention in Philadelphia on Monday to protests inside...

Shootings Prompt NYPD to Issue Body Armor to Patrol Officers

Shootings Prompt NYPD to Issue Body Armor to Patrol Officers

Police in New York City are being equipped with body armor in response to the nation's spate of mass shootings.