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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.

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Owner of Famed Brooklyn Pizzeria Gunned Down at Home

Owner of Famed Brooklyn Pizzeria Gunned Down at Home

The owner of the famed Spumoni Gardens restaurant in Brooklyn was found dead of a gunshot wound Thursday evening, police say.

Suspect in Violent Feces Attacks in Custody: Police

Suspect in Violent Feces Attacks in Custody: Police

The man suspected of attacking at least two women with feces in Manhattan is in custody, police said.

Baby Sitter Drove Drunk With 4 Kids in Car: Police

Baby Sitter Drove Drunk With 4 Kids in Car: Police

A 19-year-old Long Island baby sitter is facing charges after police say she was intoxicated while driving with four children in her car.

AG: 'I Fully Expect to Accept' Prosecutor Call on Clinton Case

AG: 'I Fully Expect to Accept' Prosecutor Call on Clinton Case

President Barack Obama's top lawyer said Friday she "fully expects to accept" the findings of an FBI-led investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server. Speaking at a summit in Aspen, Colorado...

Boy’s Near-Drowning Prompts Cruise Ship to Return to NJ

Boy’s Near-Drowning Prompts Cruise Ship to Return to NJ

A Caribbean-bound cruise ship that departed New Jersey on Thursday returned to shore after a boy nearly drowned in one of the boat’s pools, officials said.

Couple Delivers Baby Girl in NY Starbucks Parking Lot

Couple Delivers Baby Girl in NY Starbucks Parking Lot

A Long Island couple headed to the hospital for the birth of their baby girl quickly had to improvise in the parking lot of a Starbucks when they realized the baby wasn't wasting any time. Casey and...