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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.

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Three Killed in High-Speed, Wrong-Way Crash in Ventura
Three Killed in High-Speed, Wrong-Way Crash in Ventura

Three people were killed when a wrong-way driver traveling at speeds around 100 mph crashed into another vehicle early Thursday on a Southern California freeway.

Metro to Vote on Bold Step Toward a Zero-Emissions Bus Fleet
Metro to Vote on Bold Step Toward a Zero-Emissions Bus Fleet

The Metro Board of Directors is set to vote Thursday on a proposal to transition its entire bus fleet to be 100 percent electric or zero emissions by 2030. Metro has developed a plan for the transition, and a...

1 Dead, 7 Injured After Ride Malfunction at Ohio Fair
1 Dead, 7 Injured After Ride Malfunction at Ohio Fair

A swinging and spinning amusement park ride called the Fire Ball broke apart on the opening day of the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday, hurling people through the air, killing at least one and injuring seven...

Metro Station Fire: What to Know About the Morning Commute
Metro Station Fire: What to Know About the Morning Commute

Metro will provide limited service on the Blue and Expo lines during this morning's peak hours because of repairs to damage caused by a fire at the 7th Street/Metro Station.

Scaramucci: Let Priebus Explain He's 'Not a Leaker'
Scaramucci: Let Priebus Explain He's 'Not a Leaker'

Newly appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Thursday challenged President Donald Trump's chief of staff Reince Priebus to "explain he is not a leaker" and said he didn't know if...

Man City, Real Madrid Draw Record 93,098 at LA Coliseum
Man City, Real Madrid Draw Record 93,098 at LA Coliseum

In front of a record setting crowd for a soccer match at the LA Memorial Coliseum, Manchester City handily beat Champions League and Spanish champions Real Madrid on Wednesday night.