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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...

Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 at 03:08 PM CST

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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Cathedral Collections Missing After Alleged Trespassing
Cathedral Collections Missing After Alleged Trespassing

Two people were seen trespassing in the offices of Holy Name Cathedral and the religious institution believes the offense is related to missing offertory collections, authorities confirmed Tuesday.

Beloved Woodridge Gymnastics Academy Abruptly Shutters
Beloved Woodridge Gymnastics Academy Abruptly Shutters

They want answers and their money back.

Cop, ER Doctor Testify in Tanning Salon Owner's Rape Trial
Cop, ER Doctor Testify in Tanning Salon Owner's Rape Trial

Day two of the Chicago tanning salon owner and alleged serial rapist's trial got underway Tuesday.

Cops Search For Man Who Escaped Custody on South Side
Cops Search For Man Who Escaped Custody on South Side

A 29-year-old Chicago man is wanted by the Illinois Department of Corrections after he escaped custody on the city's Far South Side.

His Nomination in Peril, Jackson Fights for VA Post
His Nomination in Peril, Jackson Fights for VA Post

His nomination in peril, Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson fought Tuesday to convince lawmakers of his leadership abilities as more details of accusations against him emerged, ranging from repeated...

Lawsuit Cash Flashed on Social Media Sparked Fatal Shooting
Lawsuit Cash Flashed on Social Media Sparked Fatal Shooting

A suspect is in custody after a woman was fatally shot during a Zion home authorities say was sparked by a social media post showing off the award from a personal injury lawsuit on social media last February,...