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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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Death of Penn Student Investigated as Act of Rage: Report

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Warning: Stifling Sneezes Can Be Health Hazard in Rare Cases
Warning: Stifling Sneezes Can Be Health Hazard in Rare Cases

Tempted to stifle a loud or untimely sneeze? Let it out instead, doctors in England warned Monday based on the very unusual case of a man who ruptured the back of his throat when he tried to suppress a...

Big Decisions Await Congress on Immigration
Big Decisions Await Congress on Immigration

Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on a deal to prevent the deportation of young immigrants brought to the...

Rockets Players Try to Enter Clippers Locker Room After Loss
Rockets Players Try to Enter Clippers Locker Room After Loss

Tensions were high on the court and off the court on Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Staples Center as the Los Angeles Clippers defeated former teammate Chris Paul and the Houston Rockets, 113-102 on Monday.

King Children Criticize Trump, Decry Racism on MLK Holiday
King Children Criticize Trump, Decry Racism on MLK Holiday

Two of Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of his historic Atlanta church marked the national King holiday Monday with sharp denunciations of President Donald Trump, focusing on disparaging remarks...

Dashcam Shows Car Going Airborne, Crashing Into Building
Dashcam Shows Car Going Airborne, Crashing Into Building

New dashcam video shows the harrowing moments when a speeding car goes airborne and crashes into the second floor of a dental office.