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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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UC Regents Chastise System President's ‘Poor Judgment’
UC Regents Chastise System President's ‘Poor Judgment’

The University of California's governing board chastised UC President Janet Napolitano in a rare public rebuke Thursday and asked her to apologize for her office's interference in a state audit last year.

Escaped 'Psychopath' Explains Why He Fled Hawaii Hospital
Escaped 'Psychopath' Explains Why He Fled Hawaii Hospital

In a jailhouse interview Thursday, a psychopathic killer who escaped a Hawaii psychiatric ward and flew to the Bay Area explained why he ran.

Steinle Trial: Jurors Can Consider 1st-Degree Murder Verdict
Steinle Trial: Jurors Can Consider 1st-Degree Murder Verdict

Jurors in the trial of the man accused of fatally shooting Kate Steinle on San Francisco's Pier 14, which is set to go to closing arguments on Monday, will be allowed to consider a first-degree murder verdict...

Industry Insiders Warn of Fraud at Marijuana Testing Labs
Industry Insiders Warn of Fraud at Marijuana Testing Labs

Sellers and scientists are putting pot testing under the microscope, warning of potential fraud they say calls into question the integrity of the industry. They’re challenging the credibility of some labs...

Selective Outrage: Trump Criticizes Franken, Silent on Moore
Selective Outrage: Trump Criticizes Franken, Silent on Moore

President Donald Trump is displaying selective outrage over allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men in politics, as his own tortured past lingers over his response. Trump moved quickly Thursday...

Dog Walker, Toddler Injured in SF Crash
Dog Walker, Toddler Injured in SF Crash

A professional dog walker and toddler were injured and multiple dogs were missing after a vehicle crashed in San Francisco.