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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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Chicagoans Step Up to Help Minnesota Carjacking Victim
Chicagoans Step Up to Help Minnesota Carjacking Victim

Donna Hart didn’t know she’d have much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving just days after she was held up at gunpoint outside of her family’s home.

Family Displaced From Evanston Home by Fire on Thanksgiving
Family Displaced From Evanston Home by Fire on Thanksgiving

A family was displaced by a fire in their home in north suburban Evanston on Thursday morning.

Armed Invaders Rob Homes in Lincoln Park, Noble Square
Armed Invaders Rob Homes in Lincoln Park, Noble Square

Police are warning residents about a pair of armed robberies and home invasions that occurred last week in the Noble Square and Lincoln Park neighborhoods.

Trump Spends Holiday With Troops, Tells Them 'We're Winning'
Trump Spends Holiday With Troops, Tells Them 'We're Winning'

President Donald Trump thanked U.S. troops for their service on Thursday, assuring them "we're really winning" against America's foes as he celebrated Thanksgiving at his private club in Florida and provided...

Wheaton Metra Station Damaged by Fire, Closed Indefinitely
Wheaton Metra Station Damaged by Fire, Closed Indefinitely

A fire damaged the Wheaton Metra station late Wednesday, and the west suburban station will be closed until further notice.