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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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NYPD Releases Sketch After Attack on Muslim MTA Worker

NYPD Releases Sketch After Attack on Muslim MTA Worker

Police have released a sketch of the man who called a Muslim MTA worker a terrorist and pushed her down the stairs at Grand Central Terminal on Monday.

Man With Gas Can Arrested Near Rockefeller Center Tree: NYPD

Man With Gas Can Arrested Near Rockefeller Center Tree: NYPD

A Bronx man carrying a gas can and matches was arrested near Rockefeller Plaza Monday afternoon, police say.  NYPD Critical Response Command officers stationed in the area of Sixth Avenue and 48th...

Video: Brooklyn Comedian Dodges Bullets in NJ Club Rampage

Video: Brooklyn Comedian Dodges Bullets in NJ Club Rampage

A Brooklyn comedian was forced to duck for cover as bullets rang out in a New Jersey comedy club as she was just five minutes into her comedy set.

A Look at Trump's Air Force One Cost Claim

A Look at Trump's Air Force One Cost Claim

President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing's contract to build a new presidential aircraft to replace the aging Reagan-era model that currently shuttles the president around...

Ex-Mayor's Son Charged in Hofstra Grad Slay Case

Ex-Mayor's Son Charged in Hofstra Grad Slay Case

The son of a former New Jersey mayor has been charged in connection with the death of a Hofstra University graduate who prosecutors say was stabbed 15 times in the chest in a luxury Manhattan apartment last...

Brokers Say Secret Service a Trump Tower 'Amenity': Reports

Brokers Say Secret Service a Trump Tower 'Amenity': Reports

Real estate brokers are marketing Trump Tower as the “most secure building in Manhattan,” a place where wealthy buyers can enjoy the “new amenity” of a round-the-clock Secret Service detail, according to...