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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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San Francisco Firefighters Battle Two-Alarm Blaze
San Francisco Firefighters Battle Two-Alarm Blaze

A two-alarm fire was reported in San Francisco early Friday. The city's Fire Department spokesman tweeted just before 6 a.m. that people should avoid the area of 125 Cambon Drive.

Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump Will 'Pay Dearly' for Threat
Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump Will 'Pay Dearly' for Threat

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in an extraordinary and direct rebuke, called President Donald Trump "deranged" and said he will "pay dearly" for his threats, a possible indication of more powerful weapons...

Politicians Accept Thousands From Donors With Extremist Ties
Politicians Accept Thousands From Donors With Extremist Ties

Candidates elected to the offices of president, governor, and senator accepted more than $250,000 in campaign donations from leaders of fringe groups. Senior investigative reporter Vicky Nguyen reports in a...

Fire in Berkeley Building Doused
Fire in Berkeley Building Doused

A fire was reported early Friday at a building near the UC Berkeley, officials say.

Puerto Rico's Vast Outages Leave Mainland Relatives Worried
Puerto Rico's Vast Outages Leave Mainland Relatives Worried

The last time Philadelphia resident Kareem Anthony heard from his Aunt Zulma, who lives in Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico, was 6 a.m. Wednesday, just as Hurricane Maria made landfall. “We haven’t heard anything...

Rescue Efforts Continue in Mexico City Following Earthquake
Rescue Efforts Continue in Mexico City Following Earthquake

More rescue efforts are underway in Mexico City as the region tries to recover from this week's massive earthquake.