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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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‘Mr. Hate Leave Our State’: Trump Protest in Burlingame

‘Mr. Hate Leave Our State’: Trump Protest in Burlingame

Though Friday morning had started out mostly peacefully in Burlingame, the mood turned much more tense shortly before noon when protestors tried to block the entrance to the Hyatt Regency ahead of presidential...

Amid Chaotic Rally, Trump Makes Case to Calif. GOP

Amid Chaotic Rally, Trump Makes Case to Calif. GOP

Donald Trump, the outsider, made his case to California's Republican establishment on Friday as protesters clashed with police. Demonstrators swarmed outside the hotel near San Francisco airport, forcing Trump...

Sons Plead Not Guilty, Father Shot More Than 12 Times: DA

Sons Plead Not Guilty, Father Shot More Than 12 Times: DA

Despite his older brother's claim that he is innocent, the Santa Clara County District Attorney on Friday charged 17-year-old Omar Golamrabbi as an adult his his parents' death.

'Synchro' Swimmers Preps for Olympic Summer Games in Rio

'Synchro' Swimmers Preps for Olympic Summer Games in Rio

Anita Alvarez and Mariya Koroleva are the only swimmers representing the United States in synchronized swimming during the summer games in Rio.

Puerto Rico Reports 1st Zika Death in US

Puerto Rico Reports 1st Zika Death in US

Puerto Rico announced Friday that it has recorded the first Zika-related U.S. death amid an outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus in the U.S. territory. Puerto Rico's health secretary Ana Rius said a 70-year-old...

Safety Concerns About Levi's Stadium Lights: FAA

Safety Concerns About Levi's Stadium Lights: FAA

New FAA e-mails show air traffic controllers, pilots and even FAA officials were more concerned about safety issues surrounding bright lights at Levi’s and Avaya sports stadiums than previously acknowledged.