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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.

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 10:02 AM CDT

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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9 Things to Know if You’re Going to Chicago Pride Parade

9 Things to Know if You’re Going to Chicago Pride Parade

Thousands will flock to Chicago's Boytown this Sunday for the 47th annual Chicago Pride Parade.

Family of Stabbing Victim Said They Found Out Via Facebook

Family of Stabbing Victim Said They Found Out Via Facebook

After a woman was stabbed to death on a Chicago Transit Authority train in broad daylight on Thursday, family members of the victim said they found out about the murder of their loved one through...

Blackhawks Trade Andrew Shaw to Montreal

Blackhawks Trade Andrew Shaw to Montreal

The Chicago Blackhawks have made a trade on the opening night of the NHL Entry Draft, as they've sent Andrew Shaw to the Montreal Canadiens.

Teenage Boy Drowns in Waukegan Harbor

Teenage Boy Drowns in Waukegan Harbor

The body of a teenage boy was recovered from north suburban Waukegan Harbor after the U.S. Coast Guard conducted a search for more than five hours, officials confirmed.  The Coast Guard responded...

What Stands Between Trump and a US Brexit Effect

What Stands Between Trump and a US Brexit Effect

Even as Donald Trump drew parallels on Friday between the British vote to leave the European Union and the American presidential election, migration experts and activists cautioned against too close a comparison...

Lucas Museum Withdraws From Chicago

Lucas Museum Withdraws From Chicago

The head of the Chicago Park District says demands from a group suing to block "Star Wars" filmmaker George Lucas from building his museum on Chicago's lakefront are "outrageous."