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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM EST

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 04:09 PM EST

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 11:32 AM EDT

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 04:47 AM EDT

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 10:27 AM EDT

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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Arctic Blast: Cold, Wind Arrive; Snow in Forecast?

Arctic Blast: Cold, Wind Arrive; Snow in Forecast?

Temperatures to stay low, and there is the S-word in the forecast.

Man Arrested, Breaks Handcuffs, Flees, Re-Arrested

Man Arrested, Breaks Handcuffs, Flees, Re-Arrested

Officer Tyler Hunter said the man was arrested after a traffic stop for an open warrant on possession charges around 9:45 p.m. Friday. He was taken into custody to be transported to the county jail.

US to Send Up to 200 More Troops to Syria to Battle IS

US to Send Up to 200 More Troops to Syria to Battle IS

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Saturday that as many as 200 more American troops are being sent to Syria to help Kurdish and Arab fighters capture the Islamic State group's key stronghold of Raqqa. The...

Senate Backs Stop-Gap Spending Bill Averting Gov't Shutdown

Senate Backs Stop-Gap Spending Bill Averting Gov't Shutdown

With less than hour to spare, the Senate late Friday backed legislation averting a government shutdown as coal-state Democrats retreated on long-term health care benefits for retired miners but promised a...

Trump to Attend Army/Navy Game; Switch Sides at Halftime

Trump to Attend Army/Navy Game; Switch Sides at Halftime

President-elect Donald Trump is partaking in one the nation's most storied football rivalries, saluting U.S. troops at the annual Army-Navy game on Saturday as he prepares to enter the White House. The...

MGM National Harbor Tells Visitors to Come Another Time

MGM National Harbor Tells Visitors to Come Another Time

The casino reached full capacity for a second time on Friday afternoon.