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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 Bomber Planned for Holiday Suicide Attack: Officials
Subway Bomber Planned for Holiday Suicide Attack: Officials

A man with an ISIS-inspired suicide plot slipped went into one of New York City's busiest subway corridors and detonated a "low-tech" pipe bomb strapped to his chest with velcro and zip ties just as Monday's...

Port Authority Explosion: Who Is Akayed Ullah?
Port Authority Explosion: Who Is Akayed Ullah?

The suspect in the explosion near Port Authority terminal in midtown Manhattan is a 27-year-old Bangladeshi electrician and ex-cabbie living in Brooklyn who was apparently inspired by ISIS-style Christmas...

NYC Bombing Suspect's Family 'Outraged' by Police Response
NYC Bombing Suspect's Family 'Outraged' by Police Response

The family of the man accused of detonating a pipe bomb in a busy subway corridor near Manhattan's Port Authority Bus Terminal blasted law enforcement's response in the aftermath of the attack.

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Meet Four Inspiring Kids Tackling Cancer

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PAPD Cops Dove on NYC Bombing Suspect After Explosion: Union
PAPD Cops Dove on NYC Bombing Suspect After Explosion: Union

When the violent rumble of a crude explosive detonating sent hundreds of commuters running in a crowded tunnel near Manhattan’s Port Authority Bus Terminal, four officers did what they were trained to do:...

President Trump Responds to Port Authority Bombing
President Trump Responds to Port Authority Bombing

President Donald Trump said in a statement that Monday's underground explosion near Manhattan's Port Authority Bus Terminal "highlights the urgent need for Congress to enact legislative reforms" on immigration....