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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 07:59 AM PST

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 01:09 PM PST

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 08:32 AM PDT

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 01:47 AM PDT

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 07:27 AM PDT

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.

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 08:02 AM PDT

Colbert Saves Couple's Wedding After Shutdown

Colbert Saves Couple's Wedding After Shutdown

Mike Cassesso and MaiLien Le were supposed to get married this Saturday at the Jefferson Memorial, but the government shutdown put those plans in jeopardy.

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Report of Shots Fired at Clairemont Home

Report of Shots Fired at Clairemont Home

San Diego Police surrounded a home Monday in the Clairemont area after a report of shots fired.

Witness: Driver 'Was Drowning' in Hydrant Crash

Witness: Driver 'Was Drowning' in Hydrant Crash

Passersby say they felt they had to rescue a driver trapped Sunday inside a car by water falling from 17-story high water geyser in downtown San Diego.

9 Dead as Nation's Midsection Prepares for Severe Storms

9 Dead as Nation's Midsection Prepares for Severe Storms

Funnel clouds and twisters swept through Nebraska and Colorado on Monday as several other states in the country's mid-section — including flood-battered Texas — prepared for potentially powerful wind gusts, hail...

'Listen to Our Veterans' Project Launches on Memorial Day 2016

'Listen to Our Veterans' Project Launches on Memorial Day 2016

The goal of the Listen to Our Veterans project is to allow veterans and other interested parties an opportunity to share their experiences in as fast as one minute.

More Than 60 People Shot in Chicago Over Memorial Weekend

More Than 60 People Shot in Chicago Over Memorial Weekend

Chicago police beefed up patrols for Memorial Day after more than 60 people were shot during the violent three-day holiday weekend. By Monday evening, at least 63 people had been shot across the city...

San Diego Marks Memorial Day 2016

San Diego Marks Memorial Day 2016

"This is a way that, in a small way, I can honor the people who have given their lives for our country," one volunteer said.