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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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Armed Robbers in San Francisco Caught in Act

Armed Robbers in San Francisco Caught in Act

Three men were arrested over the weekend when they were caught red-handed robbing San Francisco tourists at gunpoint, police said.

Oakland Council Votes to Ban Coal Handling in City

Oakland Council Votes to Ban Coal Handling in City

The Oakland City Council in a special meeting Monday night voted 7-0 in favor of an ordinance banning the handling and storage of coal in the city, effectively derailing a plan to build a marine terminal...

Brush Fire Closes Lanes on Highway 17

Brush Fire Closes Lanes on Highway 17

Highway 17 just north of Redwood Estates was shut down Monday afternoon due to a brush fire, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Teacher Charged With 20 Sex Crimes, Ordered Back Into Custody

Teacher Charged With 20 Sex Crimes, Ordered Back Into Custody

A former Gilroy teacher was charged Monday with 20 counts of sex crimes involving nine male victims ages 14 to 16, some of them former students in his chemistry class.

UK Business in Limbo in Face of Years of Brexit Uncertainty

UK Business in Limbo in Face of Years of Brexit Uncertainty

The impact of Britain's vote to leave the European Union was swift and painful for Ed Bussey's small tech firm in London. The founder and CEO of Quill, an online content company, had been looking to fill...

Majority in GOP Prefer Someone Else to Trump: Poll

Majority in GOP Prefer Someone Else to Trump: Poll

Just 45 percent of Republican voters say they are satisfied with Donald Trump as their party's presumptive presidential nominee, while 52 percent say they would have preferred someone else, according to results...