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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 09:59 AM CST

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 03:09 PM CST

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 10:32 AM CDT

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 03:47 AM CDT

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 09:27 AM CDT

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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1 Dead, 15 Injured in Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting: Police
1 Dead, 15 Injured in Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting: Police

Gunfire erupted inside a crowded nightclub in Cincinnati early Sunday, killing one person and wounding more than a dozen others.

Bears Cornerback Deiondre' Hall Arrested in Iowa
Bears Cornerback Deiondre' Hall Arrested in Iowa

Bears cornerback Deiondre’ Hall was one of two NFL players arrested after an alleged fight outside a bar in Iowa early Sunday, according to police.

Chicago FOP President to Meet With Trump Administration
Chicago FOP President to Meet With Trump Administration

Chicago Fraternal Order of Police President Dean Angelo has been invited to Washington, DC, to meet with officials from President Trump's administration this week.

Woman Botches 3rd Bank Robbery Attempt: FBI
Woman Botches 3rd Bank Robbery Attempt: FBI

A woman who robbed a south suburban bank two times last year was unsuccessful in her third attempt at a different bank, according to the FBI.

US Condemns Arrests of Corruption Protesters Across Russia
US Condemns Arrests of Corruption Protesters Across Russia

Russia's opposition, often written off by critics as a small and irrelevant coterie of privileged urbanites, put on an impressive nationwide show of strength Sunday with dozens of protest across the vast country. Hundreds were arrested, including Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is President Vladimir Putin's most prominent critic. It was the biggest show of defiance since a 2011-2012 wave of demonstrations rattled the Kremlin and led to harsh new laws aimed at suppressing dissent. Almost all of Sunday's rallies were unsanctioned, but thousands braved the prospect of arrest to gather in cities from the Far East port of Vladivostok to the "window on the West" of St. Petersburg.

2 Killed, 3 Injured in Crash on Chicago's West Side
2 Killed, 3 Injured in Crash on Chicago's West Side

Two women were killed and three others were critically injured in a crash early Sunday on Chicago's West Side, authorities said.