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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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Massive Memorial Day Fire at Philly American Legion Post

Massive Memorial Day Fire at Philly American Legion Post

A massive fire damaged an American Legion Post in the Frankford section of Philadelphia on Memorial Day.

Man, 67, Drowns in Pennypack Creek Trying to Save Dog

Man, 67, Drowns in Pennypack Creek Trying to Save Dog

A 67-year-old man trying to rescue his dog from the currents of Pennypack Creek drowned Monday morning in Northeast Philadelphia, a preliminary investigation by police showed.

Dog Killed by Police After Biting Girl: Officials

Dog Killed by Police After Biting Girl: Officials

Officials say one dog was killed while three other dogs are secure after they attacked a young girl in Philadelphia late Monday afternoon.

Woman Sexually Assaulted at Princeton: Officials

Woman Sexually Assaulted at Princeton: Officials

An investigation is underway after officials say a woman was sexually assaulted while attending her reunion at Princeton University over the weekend.

More Than 60 People Shot in Chicago Over Memorial Weekend

More Than 60 People Shot in Chicago Over Memorial Weekend

Chicago police beefed up patrols for Memorial Day after more than 60 people were shot during the violent three-day holiday weekend. By Monday evening, at least 63 people had been shot across the city...

Girl Who Donated to Flint Meets Fifth Harmony

Girl Who Donated to Flint Meets Fifth Harmony

A fourth grader’s humanitarian effort during the Flint water crisis is getting noticed in a big way. The Today Show rewarded Kenikki Thompson of Sicklerville on her birthday, giving her front row VIP tickets to...