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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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Massive Fire Burns at Iconic Old Joliet Prison
Massive Fire Burns at Iconic Old Joliet Prison

A massive fire erupted inside an iconic old prison in suburban Joliet on Memorial Day, forcing firefighters to battle flames for hours.

Man Killed in Deadly Hit-and-Run Crash on South Side
Man Killed in Deadly Hit-and-Run Crash on South Side

A 28-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run crash while he crossed a street on Chicago’s South Side early Tuesday morning, according to police.

Chicago Suburb Named Best City for Living the American Dream
Chicago Suburb Named Best City for Living the American Dream

In the storied history of the United States, the American Dream is often illustrated with manicured lawns and white picket fences, maybe a car or two in the garage and a flag blowing under the blue sky.

Man Charged With Northwest Side Home Invasion
Man Charged With Northwest Side Home Invasion

A man was charged Monday with the home invasion of an elderly couple in their Northwest Side home, police confirmed.

Former Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dies at 83
Former Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dies at 83

Manuel Noriega, the former Panamanian dictator whose brutal six-year reign was ended by a U.S. invasion, has died at 83, a hospital in Panama confirmed to NBC News. Noriega early on caught the attention of the...

33 shot, 4 fatally, in Memorial Day Weekend Shootings
33 shot, 4 fatally, in Memorial Day Weekend Shootings

Four people have been killed, including a 15-year-old boy, and at least 29 other people have been wounded in Chicago shootings throughout the Memorial Day weekend.