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Below, check out highlights from SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE'S WEEKEND UPDATE with Seth Meyers, from May 4!
"WEEKEND UPDATE" ANCHOR Seth Meyers - "Investigators are saying that on the night Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's picture was first Made public, one of his college friends who was arrested on Wednesday texted Tsarnaev joking that he looked like one of the suspects. You know, when they say "if you see something, say something," they don't mean TO the terrorist."
MEYERS - "Senator Tom Coburn has introduced a new gun background check plan that would allow people to perform self-background checks before buying a gun. The way the plan works is, it doesn't."
MEYERS - "The NRA this week elected a new president, choosing Alabama lawyer Jim Porter who recently referred to Attorney General Eric Holder as "rabidly un-American" and still calls the Civil War the "War of Northern Aggression." He's known around the NRA as 'Reasonable Jim'".
MEYERS - "The New York man, who dressed as Cookie Monster in Times Square and was arrested last month for allegedly pushing a toddler, has rejected a plea deal that would have allowed him to avoid jail time. Said the man, 'me put system on trial!'"
MEYERS - "A rare 1913 Liberty Head nickel was sold this week for more than 3 million dollars -- to a buyer who now has a nickel for every time he's Made a giant mistake."
MEYERS - "Country music legend and marijuana advocate Willie Nelson turned 80 years old this week. Said Nelson, '...so few memories.'"
MEYERS - "Next week has been designated as "International Clitoris Awareness Week," though I checked my calendar and can't find it."
MEYERS - "According to a new study more than 4400 children are injured every year on the country's amusement park rides - most of them on Six Flags' 'kid-a-pult'".
MEYERS - "A new survey shows that 41 percent of college graduates are overqualified for the jobs they have. They're usually the ones who say, 'would you like fries alongside that?'"
MEYERS - "It was announced this week that a musical version of the movie Rocky will be coming to Broadway this year. So if you loved Rocky, and you love lavish Broadway musicals...who ARE you?"