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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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Woman Says Notorious ‘Free Hugs’ Man Punched Her in the Face
Woman Says Notorious ‘Free Hugs’ Man Punched Her in the Face

A woman says the infamous “free hugs” sign-wielding man, who has been arrested at least seven times for allegedly striking or harassing women in the city, charged at her and punched her in the face.

1 Dead in Crash on NJ Interstate: Troopers
1 Dead in Crash on NJ Interstate: Troopers

Two cars crashed on a New Jersey interstate early Sunday, killing one person, state police said.

Game Over: Yankees Fans Sing the Bronx Blues After Loss
Game Over: Yankees Fans Sing the Bronx Blues After Loss

The Yankees were eliminated from World Series contention Saturday with a 4-0 loss to the Houston Astros. The so-called Baby Bombers, who many fans said were already ahead of schedule in a rebuilding operation...

Amid Scandal, Weinstein Company's Future Remains in Question
Amid Scandal, Weinstein Company's Future Remains in Question

This week, the number of women reportedly accusing producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and assault grew to more than 60, NBC News reported. Added to that are allegations that the board wrote a weak...

8 Hurt After Man Reverses SUV Across Highway Into Wendy's
8 Hurt After Man Reverses SUV Across Highway Into Wendy's

An SUV went backwards across a highway and crashed into a Wendy's restaurant Saturday afternoon on Long Island, hurting seven people in the restaurant and the driver, police said.