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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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Chicago's Top Cop Reveals Date of Kidney Transplant
Chicago's Top Cop Reveals Date of Kidney Transplant

In an exclusive interview with NBC 5, Supt. Eddie Johnson finally revealed the date of his kidney transplant.

Rauner Fires Staffers Hired Only Weeks Ago: Sources
Rauner Fires Staffers Hired Only Weeks Ago: Sources

Gov. Bruce Rauner fired several key staffers Wednesday night who were hired only six weeks ago, multiple sources tell NBC 5.

Jury Awards $148M to Dancer Paralyzed in Shelter Collapse
Jury Awards $148M to Dancer Paralyzed in Shelter Collapse

A 12 person jury reached a verdict Wednesday in the Tierney Darden vs. City of Chicago trial.

Don't Bring Your Anti-Tank Ammo to Us, We'll Come to You: PD
Don't Bring Your Anti-Tank Ammo to Us, We'll Come to You: PD

Someone transported a WWII-era anti-tank projectile, spent cartridges and what appear to be live rifle rounds in a cardboard box to a police station about 100 miles west of Chicago.

Trump-McConnell Feud Threatens Republican Agenda
Trump-McConnell Feud Threatens Republican Agenda

President Donald Trump can't enact his agenda without Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McConnell may not have a majority to lead without Trump's help. It's simple, and still so complicated. The strangest...

17-Year-Old Boy Killed Playing Basketball in Cicero
17-Year-Old Boy Killed Playing Basketball in Cicero

A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot while playing basketball Tuesday night in west suburban Cicero.