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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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Nasty Note Left on Windshield Over Handicap Parking Spot
Nasty Note Left on Windshield Over Handicap Parking Spot

Imagine getting a disturbing letter on your windshield--for parking where you’re supposed to park.

At Least 235 Dead, 109 Hurt in Egyptian Mosque Attack
At Least 235 Dead, 109 Hurt in Egyptian Mosque Attack

In the deadliest-ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt, militants assaulted a crowded mosque Friday during prayers, blasting helpless worshippers with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades and blocking...

2 Horses Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Southwest Suburb
2 Horses Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Southwest Suburb

A vehicle fatally struck two horses Friday afternoon when they ran into traffic near the Cranberry Slough Nature Preserve in the southwest suburbs. About 1:30 p.m., the horses threw their riders and r...

Woman Found With Head Trapped In Fence at North Side Bank
Woman Found With Head Trapped In Fence at North Side Bank

A 64-year-old woman was taken to a hospital with critical injuries after being found with her head trapped in a fence Friday at a North Side PNC Bank branch.

Trump Calls for Crushing Terrorists With Military Means
Trump Calls for Crushing Terrorists With Military Means

President Donald Trump denounced the deadly mosque attack in Egypt and reached out to its president, asserting the world must crush terrorists by military means — and insisting the U.S. needs a southern...

Protesters Hit Michigan Avenue on Black Friday
Protesters Hit Michigan Avenue on Black Friday

Protest on the Mag Mile: Demonstrators have gathered to disrupt Black Friday shopping along North Michigan Avenue in an effort to call attention to their cause. Regina Waldroup reports.