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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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Salvation Army Bell-Ringer's Beloved Dog Banned

Salvation Army Bell-Ringer's Beloved Dog Banned

Jeff Jacoby and his four-legged friend have been a holiday bell ringing staple for the Salvation Army for five years—a holiday fixture outside the Jewel Osco in Rolling Meadows.

Chicago-Area Judge Who Let Clerk Take Bench Has Alzheimer's

Chicago-Area Judge Who Let Clerk Take Bench Has Alzheimer's

A Chicago-area judge who allowed a law clerk to don a judge's robe and preside over a few traffic cases suffered from memory loss at the time and has since been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a state...

Person Dies After Being 'Pinned' Under CTA Train: Police

Person Dies After Being 'Pinned' Under CTA Train: Police

A man died after being pinned under a Chicago Transit Authority Purple Line train in Evanston Friday afternoon, police said.

United Way: Building a Safety Net For Families in Need

United Way: Building a Safety Net For Families in Need

By funding and coordinating a network of services, United Way is helping local families get back on their feet. Read on to find out how you can help out…

San Bernardino Recalls Terror Attack With Silence, Speakers

San Bernardino Recalls Terror Attack With Silence, Speakers

At the moment when shooters unleashed terror on San Bernardino a year ago, county employees remembered their fallen colleagues with a moment of silence late Friday morning. A bell rang 14 times in memory of...

Photo: LeBron James Pays Off Cubs World Series Bet

Photo: LeBron James Pays Off Cubs World Series Bet

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James made a bet on the outcome of the World Series with Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade, and on Friday he paid the piper after the Chicago Cubs won the championship.