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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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NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 Help Clear the Shelters

NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 Help Clear the Shelters

NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 have teamed up with more than 45 animal shelters in the Bay Area, and kicked off the second annual Clear the Shelters event.

Wildfire Threatens Monterey County Homes

Wildfire Threatens Monterey County Homes

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection firefighters battled a nearly 3-square-mile blaze in rugged mountains north of the majestic Big Sur region on Saturday.

Nearly One Million Gallons of Sewage Spilled Into SF Bay

Nearly One Million Gallons of Sewage Spilled Into SF Bay

An employee released 952,000 gallons of partially treated sewage — enough to fill 50 backyard swimming pools — by accident into the San Francisco Bay but the spill didn't cause any harm to public health or...

How Therapy Animals Transform Our Lives

How Therapy Animals Transform Our Lives

From shy young students to hospital patients to stressed out travelers, the SF SPCA’s Animal Assisted Therapy programs are helping people in need

40K Pets Find Homes Through Clear the Shelters

40K Pets Find Homes Through Clear the Shelters

The BARCS animal shelter in Baltimore was emptied of dogs in just six hours on Saturday during NBC's pet adoption drive — one of numerous shelters cleared as people across the country came forward to take...

Man Arrested For Possessing Gun, Drugs, Dismembered Hawk

Man Arrested For Possessing Gun, Drugs, Dismembered Hawk

Police in Salinas on Friday arrested a man out on bail in connection with several crimes including possession of a handgun, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a dismembered hawk.