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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM EST

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 04:09 PM EST

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 11:32 AM EDT

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 04:47 AM EDT

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 10:27 AM EDT

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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Lyman Memorial in Lebanon Closed Due to Oil Leak

Lyman Memorial in Lebanon Closed Due to Oil Leak

Lyman Memorial High School in Lebanon is closed for the day after around five gallons of heating oil leaked from a boiler in the building.

Ex-Hartford Cop Linked to Excessive Force Probe Charged With Assault

Ex-Hartford Cop Linked to Excessive Force Probe Charged With Assault

The retired Hartford police officer who is purportedly seen kicking a handcuffed suspect laying on the ground in a dashcam video linked to an investigation into possible excessive force has been arrested for...

St. Francis Warns Heart Surgery Patients of Infection Risk

St. Francis Warns Heart Surgery Patients of Infection Risk

St. Francis is among several hospitals warning thousands of patients about contaminated devices used during surgery that could put them at risk for infection.

Teens Behind Macedonia's Fake News Boom

Teens Behind Macedonia's Fake News Boom

Dimitri — who asked NBC News not to use his real name — is one of dozens of teenagers in the Macedonian town of Veles who got rich during the U.S. presidential election producing fake news for millions on social...

Woman Stole Christmas Gifts Delivered to Shelton Homes: Police

Woman Stole Christmas Gifts Delivered to Shelton Homes: Police

Shelton police arrested a woman Thursday accused of stealing Christmas gifts delivered to homes in town.

Montville's NASKART Reaching High Speeds in Hiring Process

Montville's NASKART Reaching High Speeds in Hiring Process

A new indoor go-kart track in Montville, hailed as the world's largest, is inching toward opening. It's also jumpstarting the Montville economy.