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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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Bears Lock Arms, Steelers Skip National Anthem
Bears Lock Arms, Steelers Skip National Anthem

The Pittsburgh Steelers remained in the locker room while members of the Chicago Bears stood locked arm-in-arm during the national anthem ahead of Sunday's game at Soldier Field.

Suspect Injured in Crash During Eisenhower Police Chase
Suspect Injured in Crash During Eisenhower Police Chase

A suspect was injured in a crash during an Illinois State Police chase early Sunday on the Eisenhower Expressway on the West Side.

$4.5M Settlement Reached With Chicago-Area Gas Stations
$4.5M Settlement Reached With Chicago-Area Gas Stations

A $4.5 million settlement has been reached between the state, 13 Chicago-area gas stations and two gas station owners for sales tax fraud.

Sheriff’s Deputy Shot in Rockford, Suspect Sought
Sheriff’s Deputy Shot in Rockford, Suspect Sought

A Winnebago County sheriff’s deputy was shot during a foot pursuit early Saturday in Rockford.

Trump Signs Proclamation Restricting Travel From 8 Countries
Trump Signs Proclamation Restricting Travel From 8 Countries

Citizens of eight countries will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday. The new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran,...

Maddon Weighs in on Trump Controversy
Maddon Weighs in on Trump Controversy

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon weighed in with his thoughts on the ongoing war of words between a group of professional athletes and President Donald Trump.