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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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Cubs' Comeback Attempt Shares Connections With '04 Red Sox
Cubs' Comeback Attempt Shares Connections With '04 Red Sox

The Chicago Cubs are still down three games to one in the NLCS despite winning Game 4 against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night, but they’re hoping that they can be a team that makes some history.

Woman Doused in Nail Polish Remover During Fight
Woman Doused in Nail Polish Remover During Fight

A woman was hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday night after a man poured nail polish remover on her during a fight in their Near North Side home.

Maddon Makes Hilarious Threat After Game 4 Ejection
Maddon Makes Hilarious Threat After Game 4 Ejection

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon is generally known as a cool customer, but he went ballistic during Wednesday’s Game 4 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

What Baez Said to Himself Before 2 Home Runs in Game 4
What Baez Said to Himself Before 2 Home Runs in Game 4

Before Wednesday, Javier Baez had been 0-for-20 this postseason, failing to register a single base hit against either the Washington Nationals or Los Angeles Dodgers. But that all changed in a big way in Game 4...

Kelly Kept Tragedy Out of Politics, But Trump Brought It Up
Kelly Kept Tragedy Out of Politics, But Trump Brought It Up

It's known as some of the saddest ground in America, a 14-acre plot of Arlington National Cemetery called Section 60 where many U.S. personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are interred. On Memorial Day this...

University of Illinois Proposes Chicago Innovation Center
University of Illinois Proposes Chicago Innovation Center

The University of Illinois is proposing a new public-private innovation center near downtown Chicago that would partner the Urbana-Champaign campus with Northwestern University and the University of Chicago.