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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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Top Moments From Pyeongchang Closing Ceremony
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How to Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony
How to Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony

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Winter Olympics Close With Rocking Ceremony in Pyeongchang
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USA's Kenworthy Bashes Ivanka Trump During Closing Ceremony
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For two weeks in Pyeongchang, the Winter Olympics have mostly served as a respite from the daily grind of politics back in the United States. For at least one Team USA athlete, that changed leading up to and...

5 to Watch: The Final Day of the 2018 Pyeongchang Games
5 to Watch: The Final Day of the 2018 Pyeongchang Games

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