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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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So-Called 'Creeper Ghost' Caught on Cam in Chicago Burglary

So-Called 'Creeper Ghost' Caught on Cam in Chicago Burglary

A thief known as the “creeper ghost” is believed to be responsible for a rash of home burglaries in Chicago after a resident captured chilling footage showing a man moving through a home with the owners...

'Stay Worried': Obama Urges Dems to Take Trump Seriously

'Stay Worried': Obama Urges Dems to Take Trump Seriously

President Barack Obama said it is "possible" that the Russian government would try to influence the U.S. elections by hacking into the Democratic National Committee systems and leaking the party's emails. In an...

City Asks Court to Preserve CPD Misconduct Records

City Asks Court to Preserve CPD Misconduct Records

The City of Chicago is asking a judge to order the preservation of police disciplinary records while also striking a section of the rank-and-file police union’s collective bargaining agreement, ensuring...

Lawyers for Blagojevich Resentencing Due in Chicago Court

Lawyers for Blagojevich Resentencing Due in Chicago Court

Attorneys are scheduled to address issues surrounding the resentencing of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, including whether he will be allowed to attend the hearing in Chicago in person.

DNC Day 2: Clinton's Historic Nomination, More Top Moments

DNC Day 2: Clinton's Historic Nomination, More Top Moments

Ninety-six years after women won the right to vote, Hillary Clinton became the Democratic Party's nominee for president on Tuesday, the first woman to represent a major political party. "When women succeed...

'Change-Maker' Clinton Wins Historic Nomination

'Change-Maker' Clinton Wins Historic Nomination

On a night awash in history, Hillary Clinton triumphantly became the first woman to lead a major American political party toward the White House, breaking through a barrier that painfully eluded her eight years...