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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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Iconic Chicago Bears Coach Buddy Ryan Dies at 82

Iconic Chicago Bears Coach Buddy Ryan Dies at 82

Buddy Ryan, a legendary NFL coach known for masterminding the iconic defense of the 1985 Chicago Bears, has died at the age of 82 after a long battle with cancer.

CPD to Start Patrolling Expressways

CPD to Start Patrolling Expressways

Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson is changing the department’s policy when it comes to overtime work in an effort to bolster community relations in high-crime areas.

Cubs' Bryant Becomes First With 3 Homers, 2 Doubles

Cubs' Bryant Becomes First With 3 Homers, 2 Doubles

The Cubs' Kris Bryant became the first major leaguer to hit three homers and two doubles in a game on Monday night against the Cincinnati Reds.

Uber Pool vs. CTA: Which is Faster in Chicago?

Uber Pool vs. CTA: Which is Faster in Chicago?

A new study has compared Uber with public transportation in Chicago and it appears the ride-sharing service may be saving riders quite a bit of time – for a price.

House GOP Report Sheds New Light on Benghazi Attack

House GOP Report Sheds New Light on Benghazi Attack

House Republicans are set to release a lengthy report on the 2012 Benghazi attack that led to the deaths of four American diplomats, NBC News reported. The report will be released on Tuesday, following a...

Legendary Women's Basketball Coach Pat Summitt Dies

Legendary Women's Basketball Coach Pat Summitt Dies

Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who uplifted the women's game from obscurity to national prominence during her 38-year career at Tennessee, has died. She was 64. With