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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.

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 08:45 AM PDT

Newt Gingrich on "Leno": Shutdown "Not a Crisis"

Newt Gingrich on "Leno": Shutdown "Not a Crisis"

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich appeared on the "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno Wednesday and the topic of discussion was of course the government shutdown. Gingrich said the nation's...

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Questions Raised About UT's "Slippery" Editorial

Questions Raised About UT's "Slippery" Editorial

Controversial and highly disputed emails provided to NBC 7 investigates include statements from Congressional candidate Carl DeMaio where he appears to be bragging about his campaign writing a UT San...

Doc Accused of Taking Nude Pics of Patients

Doc Accused of Taking Nude Pics of Patients

A state investigator said more than 1300 explicit photos were on the doctor's work cellphone, court documents show.

Will Smartphones Replace Credit Cards?

Will Smartphones Replace Credit Cards?

The week, Apple Pay launched around the country. The program allows users to scan their smartphone instead of pulling out their wallet and credit card. Is this just a novelty, or will it revolutionize...

Surfer Remembered as Kind, Generous Role Model

Surfer Remembered as Kind, Generous Role Model

The surfing community is mourning the loss of a local father and husband described as a generous role model to many.

Man's Arm Severed in Oak Park Crash

Man's Arm Severed in Oak Park Crash

A man's arm was severed in a two-vehicle crash in Oak Park this morning when his Toyota Prius rolled over. Police believe alcohol was involved.

Survey Asks LA Residents About NFL Stadium

Survey Asks LA Residents About NFL Stadium

A survey sent to thousands of Los Angeles residents asks several questions designed to gauge interest in an NFL team and what kind of features recipients would like to see in a stadium if a team moves to...