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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 Transit Train T-Bones Station Wagon, 4 Hurt

NJ Transit Train T-Bones Station Wagon, 4 Hurt

A New Jersey Transit train slammed into a station wagon Thursday morning leaving two people trapped in the car and service suspended along the RiverLine.

FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal Authority

FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal Authority

Hundreds of electronic cigarette brands will have to undergo federal review to stay on the market under new rules that have the potential to upend a multi-billion dollar industry attempting to position itself as...

Star Athlete Survives Hit-&-Run, Will Walk at Graduation

Star Athlete Survives Hit-&-Run, Will Walk at Graduation

A Temple University student who was critically injured in a hit-and-run a year ago attended a ceremony Wednesday and is set to walk during her graduation Friday.

Crews Contain Bucks Co. Chemical Spill

Crews Contain Bucks Co. Chemical Spill

Authorities in a Bucks County township told residents to temporarily shelter in place after a chemical spill at a municipal site.

Ambushed Officer Grateful, 8 Surgeries Later

Ambushed Officer Grateful, 8 Surgeries Later

A Philadelphia Police officer who chased down a gunman after being shot during an ambush attack earlier this year was honored by law enforcement officials from around the world Wednesday night.

SugarHouse's $164 Million Expansion

SugarHouse's $164 Million Expansion

Nearly two years and $164 million later, SugarHouse Casino's renovation and expansion project is complete.