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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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California Governor Signs Bill Raising Smoking Age to 21

California Governor Signs Bill Raising Smoking Age to 21

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill raising the smoking age to 21 in California. Brown had until midnight to act on six bills to restrict tobacco use in California, including one to raise the legal age to...

Nearly 4 Years Later, Horton Plaza Park Reopens

Nearly 4 Years Later, Horton Plaza Park Reopens

A brand new park in the heart of Downtown San Diego opened its doors Tuesday, three and a half years after construction began.

Coronado-Based SEAL Died in 'Well-Planned' ISIS Attack

Coronado-Based SEAL Died in 'Well-Planned' ISIS Attack

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Keating IV, 31, died while serving as part of a quick-reaction force (QRF) in Tel Askuf.

Hometown Buffet Cleared in State Investigation

Hometown Buffet Cleared in State Investigation

Hometown Buffet, which abruptly closed six of its San Diego restaurants earlier this year, has been cleared in a state investigation, officials confirmed Wednesday.

Trump's Open Path Causes Agony for Some in GOP

Trump's Open Path Causes Agony for Some in GOP

Donald Trump's last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump's remarkable triumph as his party's presumptive nominee and launching him toward...

Marine Sentenced for Beating 7-Month-Old Son

Marine Sentenced for Beating 7-Month-Old Son

The Marine abused the child at various times while he had custody of the boy, prosecutors said.