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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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Snowfall Totals: Chicago's First Winter Storm Breaks Record

Snowfall Totals: Chicago's First Winter Storm Breaks Record

Chicago's first snowfall of the season broke a 52-year-old record on Sunday, as much of the area was blanketed with several inches of snow.

Snow Joke: Bears, 49ers Make History with Bad First Quarter

Snow Joke: Bears, 49ers Make History with Bad First Quarter

Take a game between two teams with a combined three wins on the season, add a healthy helping of snow, and you get some NFL history as the Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49'ers set a mark for futility in their...

Police Search for Suspects in Naperville Beating, Robbery

Police Search for Suspects in Naperville Beating, Robbery

Police are asking for the public's help in finding two women suspected of beating another woman and stealing her purse at business in suburban Naperville.

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…

Federal Government Blocks Dakota Access Oil Pipeline Route

Federal Government Blocks Dakota Access Oil Pipeline Route

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters,...

Top Chicago Boxer Dies After West Side Shooting

Top Chicago Boxer Dies After West Side Shooting

A top prospect in the boxing ring and an inspiration around the world, Chicago's Ed Brown died Sunday after being shot on the city's West Side.