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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 07:59 AM PST

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 01:09 PM PST

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 08:32 AM PDT

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 01:47 AM PDT

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 07:27 AM PDT

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 08:02 AM PDT

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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Closing Arguments Next in 'Shield' Actor's Murder Trial

Closing Arguments Next in 'Shield' Actor's Murder Trial

A jury of six men and six women will have to decide after hearing closing arguments whether to convict "The Shield" actor of first-degree murder, or choose a lesser charge such as voluntary manslaughter.

8 Automakers Recall 12 Million Vehicles Over Takata Air Bags

8 Automakers Recall 12 Million Vehicles Over Takata Air Bags

Eight automakers are recalling more than 12 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. Documents detailing recalls by Honda, Fiat Chrysler, Toyota, Mazda,...

Bernie Sanders to Hold Rally in San Pedro

Bernie Sanders to Hold Rally in San Pedro

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will hold a late morning rally in San Pedro Friday on the sixth consecutive day of his Southland campaign ahead of the June 7 California primary.

New Stage Musical Based on 'Frozen' Opens at Disney

New Stage Musical Based on 'Frozen' Opens at Disney

"Frozen - Live at the Hyperion," a new musical based on Disney's animated film, will open at the Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim on Friday.

NOAA Releases Hurricane Season Outlook

NOAA Releases Hurricane Season Outlook

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Friday it expects to see 10-16 named storms, four to eight hurricanes and one to four major hurricanes during the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season. The...

Two Killed in Fiery Crash on 10 Freeway

Two Killed in Fiery Crash on 10 Freeway

All lanes were closed on the westbound 10 Freeway in West Covina after a collision killed at least two people early Friday morning, authorities said.