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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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Amtrak Train Derails Onto Wash. Highway; Fatalities Reported
Amtrak Train Derails Onto Wash. Highway; Fatalities Reported

An Amtrak train carrying 83 people on the first day of a new route from Seattle derailed onto an interstate highway Monday morning, with train cars plunging off an overpass and crashing into cars. Some train...

Police Investigate if Teen's Killing Was Case of Mistaken ID
Police Investigate if Teen's Killing Was Case of Mistaken ID

The shooting death of a 15-year-old boy, who was killed while delivering newspapers with his stepfather Sunday morning on Chicago's Southwest Side, may have been the result of a mistaken identity, police said...

Chicago Travelers Feel Effects After Atlanta Airport Outage
Chicago Travelers Feel Effects After Atlanta Airport Outage

Chicago travelers were left feeling the ripple effects of a massive power outage at the world's busiest airport that left several flights grounded just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush.

CPD to Address Weekend Violence That Left Teen Dead
CPD to Address Weekend Violence That Left Teen Dead

Chicago police plan to hold a press conference Monday morning to address weekend gun violence in the city that left at least six people dead and more than a dozen others wounded.

Nightmare Night Out for Chicago Woman Who Met a Man At a Bar
Nightmare Night Out for Chicago Woman Who Met a Man At a Bar

Prosecutors laid it out in court on Sunday: A Lincoln Park woman’s night out turned into a nightmare that lasted multiple days in mid-July.

Chicago Bears 2018 Opponents Set
Chicago Bears 2018 Opponents Set

With the NFL season winding down, the Chicago Bears are guaranteed a last place finish in the NFC North, and as a result they now know who they will play during the 2018 season.