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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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Subway Derails in Manhattan; Chaos Erupts, Dozens Hurt
Subway Derails in Manhattan; Chaos Erupts, Dozens Hurt

A subway derailment and power outage near the 125th Street station in Harlem suspended service on multiple train lines Tuesday, stranding terrified riders in darkened, smoke-filled cars for two hours in some...

Major Subway Changes in Effect: Get Real-Time Updates Here
Major Subway Changes in Effect: Get Real-Time Updates Here

A subway derailed at 125th Street in Manhattan Tuesday, sending panicked riders fleeing the train and walking the tracks to safety. Major service changes are in effect, and there is no immediate timetable for...

Remembering Gabe Pressman: Highlights of His Memorial
Remembering Gabe Pressman: Highlights of His Memorial

In celebration of a journalistic icon and in honor of his lasting contributions to the city he loved, NBC 4 New York hosted a special memorial service for Gabe Pressman on Tuesday.

Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote
Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote

In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders are delaying a vote on their prized health care bill until after the July 4 recess, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to...

Aging Mobster Pleads Guilty to Road-Rage Arson
Aging Mobster Pleads Guilty to Road-Rage Arson

An 82-year-old mobster who beat charges he participated in a legendary robbery has pleaded guilty in an unrelated road-rage arson.