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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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Nurse, 67, Has Lived in NYC Dorm Room For Decades: Report
Nurse, 67, Has Lived in NYC Dorm Room For Decades: Report

Derek Defreitas, a 67-year-old man, is being sued by Hunter College to vacate the residence hall he's used as a "crash" pad" since 1980, according to a lawsuit obtained by the New York Post.

3 US Ice Dance Teams in Top 7; Virtue, Moir Go for 2nd Gold
3 US Ice Dance Teams in Top 7; Virtue, Moir Go for 2nd Gold

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada lead a competitive field after the short dance on Sunday from Pyeongchang. They scored 83.67 points to notch the new highest score ever recorded in the short dance. The...

Baby Found in Trash at NYC Park Was Likely Dead for Days
Baby Found in Trash at NYC Park Was Likely Dead for Days

The newborn boy discovered in a trash can at a Queens playground over the weekend was in an advanced stage of decomposition, and likely had been in the trash can for days, police said.

Kids in NJ, Conn. Believed to Be Latest Child Flu Deaths
Kids in NJ, Conn. Believed to Be Latest Child Flu Deaths

Two children in New Jersey and Connecticut may be the latest victims of this year’s historic flu season, officials said.