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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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Oscars: Best Picture 'Moonlight' and More Big Winners
Oscars: Best Picture 'Moonlight' and More Big Winners

As Mahershala Ali took home the first award of the evening winning the best supporting actor Oscar for 'Moonlight,' Sunday night's Oscars were shaping up to be one of the most turbulent and politically charged ceremonies in recent memory.

Woman Tried to Fight off Stranger in Deadly Burglary: NYPD
Woman Tried to Fight off Stranger in Deadly Burglary: NYPD

The stranger suspected of brutally stabbing a woman to death in her Manhattan apartment over the weekend during a burglary was expected to face a judge on Monday.

NTSB Probes NY Plane Crash as Rescued Survivor Recovers
NTSB Probes NY Plane Crash as Rescued Survivor Recovers

The survivor of a plane crash was recovering Monday, a day after the vintage propeller plane he was in went down at a Hamptons airport and he was rescued by a group of Air National Guardsmen passing by in a helicopter.

Pregnant Giraffe in Live Stream Doing Well as Birth Nears
Pregnant Giraffe in Live Stream Doing Well as Birth Nears

The 15-year-old giraffe named "April," who has captivated millions of people across the world as they watch a live stream in anxious anticipation of the birth of her fourth calf at an upstate New York zoo, is still pregnant and doing well.

Take Two: 'Moonlight' Wins Best Picture, Not 'La La Land'
Take Two: 'Moonlight' Wins Best Picture, Not 'La La Land'

Barry Jenkins' "Moonlight" — not, as it turned out, "La La Land" — won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset and an unprecedented fiasco that saw one winner swapped for another while the "La La Land" producers were in mid-speech.

Subway Surfer Falls Off Train, Dies: Police
Subway Surfer Falls Off Train, Dies: Police

A 27-year-old man who was riding on top of a subway car died Sunday when he fell off and was struck by an oncoming train, police said.