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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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LA City Council Announces 8/24 as "Kobe Bryant Day"

LA City Council Announces 8/24 as "Kobe Bryant Day"

LA City Council announced plans to declare August 24th "Kobe Bryant Day" in honor of the former Los Angeles Lakers star's two jersey numbers

Army Soldier From Irvine Killed in Afghanistan Blast

Army Soldier From Irvine Killed in Afghanistan Blast

A 28-year-old Army soldier from Irvine was killed in an explosion in Afghanistan on Tuesday, the Department of Defense said.

Sailors Surprise World War II Veteran

Sailors Surprise World War II Veteran

A World War II veteran's salute worthy surprise has touched hearts and received millions of social media views after the stirring tribute was captured on video earlier this month.

Stretch of 210 Fwy to be Named After Jackie Robinson

Stretch of 210 Fwy to be Named After Jackie Robinson

A stretch of the 210 Freeway will be named the Jackie Robinson Memorial Highway under a plan approved by state lawmakers Tuesday.

'Like Dante's Inferno': Italy Quake Death Toll Rises to 120

'Like Dante's Inferno': Italy Quake Death Toll Rises to 120

The death toll from the magnitude 6.2 earthquake that struck central Italy early Wednesday, has reached at least 120, as rescuers raced to pull residents buried beneath debris. The strong tremor hit at...

LA County Shows Slight Improvement in English, Math Testing

LA County Shows Slight Improvement in English, Math Testing

Los Angeles County students showed slight improvement in math and English testing compared to last year, and they performed roughly on par with their counterparts from across the state, according to results...