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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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Texas Police Chief Helps NYPD Arrest Suspect on Fifth Avenue

Texas Police Chief Helps NYPD Arrest Suspect on Fifth Avenue

A police chief from Texas who was vacationing in New York City intervened in a a fight between an alleged thief and a store security officer on the street and helped arrest the suspect, the NYPD...

Burglar Enters Homes Using Stolen Garage Remotes: Suffolk Police

Burglar Enters Homes Using Stolen Garage Remotes: Suffolk Police

Police in a Long Island community are warning residents about a burglar getting into homes using stolen garage remotes.  Suffolk Police say they're investigating two reports of similar burglaries...

2 Cops Injured in Harlem Crash: NYPD

2 Cops Injured in Harlem Crash: NYPD

Two NYPD officers were hurt and two people were arrested in a crash in Harlem Friday afternoon, authorities say.

Slashings, Subway Crime Still Up Across NYC: NYPD

Slashings, Subway Crime Still Up Across NYC: NYPD

Slashings and stabbings are up more than 20 percent in 2016, according to NYPD figures.

GOP Beginning to Make Peace With Trump as Nominee

GOP Beginning to Make Peace With Trump as Nominee

They thought it was impossible. Some still fear it. Others can barely believe it. But leading Republicans are beginning to accept the idea that Donald Trump will be their party's presidential nominee. In...

Prosecutors Eye Cuomo's Upstate Economic Development Program

Prosecutors Eye Cuomo's Upstate Economic Development Program

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has hired a former criminal prosecutor to review his upstate economic development initiatives after learning federal investigators are examining potential conflicts of interest and improper...