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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.

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 11:02 AM EDT

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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Lighthouse Cubans to Remain in US Custody Until Next Hearing

Lighthouse Cubans to Remain in US Custody Until Next Hearing

A group of Cuban migrants seeking to remain in the U.S. after they climbed onto a lighthouse several miles off the Florida Keys will not be sent back to Cuba immediately.

Man Rescued From Water at Miami Beach

Man Rescued From Water at Miami Beach

A man was rushed to the hospital after he was rescued from the water in Miami Beach Friday.

Missing Fla. Mom Likely Dismembered by Chainsaw: Deputies

Missing Fla. Mom Likely Dismembered by Chainsaw: Deputies

Sheriff William Snyder said Friday that most of missing Florida mom Tricia Todd's remains have not been found, and it appears she was dismembered by a chainsaw.

SWAG on 6: iPrep Academy's Maria Mejia

SWAG on 6: iPrep Academy's Maria Mejia

At iPrep Academy, a public magnet high school, all students are issued laptops and they all know how to use them. Now, thanks to Maria Mejia, more and more students at the school have gone beyond just using...

Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

Memorial Day Air Travelers Get a Break From Long Lines

Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used...

NOAA Predicts 4-8 Hurricanes During 2016 Season

NOAA Predicts 4-8 Hurricanes During 2016 Season

The U.S. government will release its forecast Friday for how many hurricanes and tropical storms are expected to form over Atlantic and Caribbean waters in the next six months.