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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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NJ Town Gives Hero's Welcome to Olympic Gymnast

NJ Town Gives Hero's Welcome to Olympic Gymnast

Thousands of people turned out Saturday to give Olympic Gold medalist Laurie Hernandez a hero's welcome in her New Jersey hometown.

Boyfried Confesses to Killing Woman, Dumping Body in Park

Boyfried Confesses to Killing Woman, Dumping Body in Park

The body of a missing woman has been recovered in a Bronx park after the woman's boyfriend confessed to killing her, police said Saturday.

No Evidence Help Denied to Vet before Suicide: VA Director

No Evidence Help Denied to Vet before Suicide: VA Director

There is no evidence that a former Navy gunner who killed himself earlier this week outside a veterans medical center on Long Island was denied treatment that day, says the facility's director.

Trapped Kids Rescued from Sweltering Car: NYPD

Trapped Kids Rescued from Sweltering Car: NYPD

Police say an officer was driving on Barnes Avenue in Morris Park Friday evening when he noticed someone hitting a car window, trying to get the 3-year-old boy and 1-year-old girl out.

Trump Campaign CEO Accused of Anti-Semitic Remarks

Trump Campaign CEO Accused of Anti-Semitic Remarks

The ex-wife of Steve Bannon claims he made anti-Semitic comments when the couple fought over which private school to send their daughters to nearly a decade ago, NBC News reported. The allegations were made in

Bronx Man Accused of Rape in Manhattan Park

Bronx Man Accused of Rape in Manhattan Park

A 26-year-old man was charged Saturday morning with raping a young woman he escorted into a Manhattan park after meeting her on the subway, police said.