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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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Police Investigate Shooting on I-57 in Chicago

Police Investigate Shooting on I-57 in Chicago

The southbound lanes of I-57 were shut down near 127th Street as Illinois State Police investigated a “possible shooting,” Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

How to Find Out if You Can Claim Money From the State

How to Find Out if You Can Claim Money From the State

You or members of your family may well have money that’s just waiting for you to claim it from the offices of the Illinois State Treasurer.

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

The Trump administration on Wednesday lifted transgender student bathroom protections, citing legal confusion.

CPS Will Take 'Fierce Stand' to Protect Immigrant Students

CPS Will Take 'Fierce Stand' to Protect Immigrant Students

Chicago Public Schools reminded principals in an email Tuesday to not allow immigration agents in school facilities without a verified, criminal warrant.