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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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10,000 Fans Pour Into Oracle Arena for Warriors Watch Party

10,000 Fans Pour Into Oracle Arena for Warriors Watch Party

About 10,000 Golden State Warriors fans piled into the Oracle Arena Saturday for a lively Watch Party, keeping their fingers crossed that the team would eek out a victory and stay on a path to the NBA...

Breaking Down Sharks-Penguins Stanley Cup Final Matchup

Breaking Down Sharks-Penguins Stanley Cup Final Matchup

Here's a breakdown of what we can expect:

Murder of Novato Teen Prompts Saturday Search

Murder of Novato Teen Prompts Saturday Search

While investigating the "shocking" murder of a Novato high school student, the Marin County Sheriff's department and San Rafael Police Department searched a home Saturday looking for a third suspect.

Warriors Defeat Thunder 108-101 in Game 6, Series Tied

Warriors Defeat Thunder 108-101 in Game 6, Series Tied

Phase II of the Miracle Recovery is in the books, written and edited and bonded by Warriors guards Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry.

Tropical Depression Takes Aim at Southeast

Tropical Depression Takes Aim at Southeast

Tropical storm Bonnie was downgraded Sunday morning as it headed toward the South Carolina coast, packing maximum sustained winds of 35 mph as of 8 a.m. Sunday, the National Hurricane Center said, NBC News...

Man Gets Kicked, Nose Broken While Defending Home from Invasion

Man Gets Kicked, Nose Broken While Defending Home from Invasion

A Peninsula man stymied a home invasion early Saturday and restrained the suspect until police officers were able to arrest him.