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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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Veterans' Mural Vandalized Ahead of Memorial Day in Venice

Veterans' Mural Vandalized Ahead of Memorial Day in Venice

A mural honoring 2,273 Vietnam veterans was destroyed ahead of Memorial Day in Venice, leaving residents outraged.

Mini Horse Named Pinpon Reunited With Owner

Mini Horse Named Pinpon Reunited With Owner

An impounded mini-horse named Pinpon was reunited with its owner after he saw the slight steed on the news, Riverside County Animal Control officials said Saturday.

Deal: Deputies Play Football If Kid Stays Out of Trouble

Deal: Deputies Play Football If Kid Stays Out of Trouble

With one bad move, a 10-year-old kicked off something good. Deputies from the Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Station fulfilled a promise Saturday: to get down and dirty playing flag football with a group of students. But

Pup Taken Into Custody in Stolen Range Rover Pursuit

Pup Taken Into Custody in Stolen Range Rover Pursuit

California Highway Patrol officers took a man with his pants around his ankles, a passenger, and a pup into custody after a stolen Range Rover pursuit ended on the 105 Freeway Saturday afternoon.

UN: Over 700 Migrants Feared Dead in Mediterranean Sea

UN: Over 700 Migrants Feared Dead in Mediterranean Sea

The UN refugee agency says over 700 migrants may have drowned in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks south of Italy in the last few days as they tried to reach Europe. Carlotta Sami, spokeswoman for UNHCR, told...

2 Dead After Homebuilt Aircraft Crashes Into Lemon Orchard

2 Dead After Homebuilt Aircraft Crashes Into Lemon Orchard

Two people were killed when an experimental aircraft crashed in a lemon orchard in unincorporated Santa Paula, California, on Saturday, Ventura County Fire officials said.