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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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'Among Sox Fans, I Am Cubs' No. 1 Fan': Obama Honors Cubs

'Among Sox Fans, I Am Cubs' No. 1 Fan': Obama Honors Cubs

Coming from a Chicago White Sox fan, it may have seemed like President Barack Obama's comments at the White House Monday were proof he has been converted to North Side fandom -- and the Cubs certainly thought...

Rev. Pfleger Delivers Fiery MLK Day Speech in Atlanta

Rev. Pfleger Delivers Fiery MLK Day Speech in Atlanta

Chicago's Rev. Michael Pfleger traveled to Atlanta this Martin Luther King holiday to be the keynote speaker at the civil rights icon's Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Shots Fired Reports Spike in Springfield After Guns Stolen

Shots Fired Reports Spike in Springfield After Guns Stolen

Springfield police say gunfire increased in the city after the theft in October of more than 50 guns from a local firearms dealer.

Armed Robber Carried Pizza Box into Chicago Businesses: Cops

Armed Robber Carried Pizza Box into Chicago Businesses: Cops

Two armed robberies were recently reported at North and Northwest Side businesses in the Lincoln Square and Irving Park neighborhoods.

Teens Robbed Woman After Offering to Carry Her Bags: Police

Teens Robbed Woman After Offering to Carry Her Bags: Police

Four teens were charged Monday with a robbery in the Fuller Park neighborhood Friday night on Chicago's South Side.

Photos: Cubs Present Gifts to President Barack Obama

Photos: Cubs Present Gifts to President Barack Obama

In one of his final days in office, President Barack Obama welcomed the World Series champion Chicago Cubs to the White House Monday, and the team presented him with a slew of remarkable gifts.