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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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Top Cop Endorses CPD Officers Rejecting OT on Labor Day

Top Cop Endorses CPD Officers Rejecting OT on Labor Day

The Fraternal Order of Police placed a request for Chicago Police Department officers to turn down overtime shifts during the Labor Day weekend.

Sale Apologizes to Fans: 'I Have Regret'

Sale Apologizes to Fans: 'I Have Regret'

White Sox ace Chris Sale told MLB.com on Monday he got upset with the team when he felt it placed more emphasis on a promotion than winning.

Prosecutors: Rod Blagojevich Isn't 'Deserving of Leniency'

Prosecutors: Rod Blagojevich Isn't 'Deserving of Leniency'

Federal prosecutors say statements that imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has made prove he isn't "deserving of leniency."  A resentencing hearing is scheduled next month for...

Lollapalooza Road Closures Begin

Lollapalooza Road Closures Begin

Preparations for bringing in 170 bands to the massive event are already underway, meaning a list of detours and street closures will make it difficult to drive around downtown.

DNC Day 1: 'I'm With Her' and Other Top Moments

DNC Day 1: 'I'm With Her' and Other Top Moments

The Clinton campaign's call to unite to defeat Donald Trump ran headlong into angry supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders as the Democrats opened their convention in Philadelphia on Monday to protests inside...

Metra Expands Service for Lollapalooza

Metra Expands Service for Lollapalooza

Chicago's commuter rail service plans to add trains and increase capacity to accommodate crowds attending the upcoming Lollapalooza music festival.