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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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Driver Looks at Dead Victim After Slamming Into Bus Shelter: Police

Driver Looks at Dead Victim After Slamming Into Bus Shelter: Police

A hit-and-run driver, likely injured, looked at his victim before fleeing on foot after slamming into a SEPTA bus shelter, killing a man, while rain fell overnight.

EgyptAir 804 Human Remains Suggest Blast: Official

EgyptAir 804 Human Remains Suggest Blast: Official

Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board that may have brought down the aircraft in the east Mediterranean, a senior Egyptian forensics official...

Bill Removes Offensive Terms from US Laws

Bill Removes Offensive Terms from US Laws

Federal laws will no longer include outdated and offensive terms used to describe minority groups. President Barack Obama signed a bill striking the several terms, including "Negro" and "Oriental" on Friday...

Bill Cosby Sex-Assault Hearing in Montco Court

Bill Cosby Sex-Assault Hearing in Montco Court

Bill Cosby is due in Pennsylvania court Tuesday morning for a key hearing in his criminal sex-assault case.

Robbers Steal Cash From Airport Cart Workers: Authorities

Robbers Steal Cash From Airport Cart Workers: Authorities

Police are looking for the two masked robbers who tied up two luggage cart workers at Newark Liberty International Airport and stole cash, according to authorities. Police got a call about a robbery inside...

Neighbors Must Pay $600K to Parents of Shot, Killed 6-Year-Old

Neighbors Must Pay $600K to Parents of Shot, Killed 6-Year-Old

The parents of a New Jersey boy who was 4 when he fatally shot a 6-year-old neighbor have been ordered to pay nearly $600,000 to the slain youth's family.