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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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Man Pushes Woman to Ground, Tries to Rape Her in Park Slope: NYPD

Man Pushes Woman to Ground, Tries to Rape Her in Park Slope: NYPD

A man grabbed a woman on a Brooklyn street and tried to rape her before taking off in a car, police said.

3 Stabbed in Long Island Park Day After Machete Attack: PD

3 Stabbed in Long Island Park Day After Machete Attack: PD

Three teenagers were stabbed in a Long Island park on Tuesday evening, not far from Monday's bloody ambush in another park that left three more teens injured, according to police.

Family Pleads for Help After Father Is Executed on NYC Street

Family Pleads for Help After Father Is Executed on NYC Street

A Bronx family is pleading for help finding the suspects who shot and killed a father of three as he was parked outside a corner deli.

Man Possibly Abducted at Gunpoint by Group: NYPD

Man Possibly Abducted at Gunpoint by Group: NYPD

A man was possibly abducted at gunpoint by a group of men and taken away in a minivan, the NYPD said.

Protests Turn Violent Outside Trump Rally in New Mexico

Protests Turn Violent Outside Trump Rally in New Mexico

Republican Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, added to his list of victories Tuesday with a primary win in Washington state. Trump ran unopposed after emerging from a crowded field...

NYC Man Accused of Trying to Join ISIS

NYC Man Accused of Trying to Join ISIS

A Bronx man was arrested early Tuesday after he allegedly tried to join ISIS and later helped an undercover agent who he thought was trying to join the terrorist organization, according to a criminal...