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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 first...

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Hometown Buffet Investigated After Abrupt Closures

Hometown Buffet Investigated After Abrupt Closures

Hometown Buffet is the subject of a state investigation after six of its restaurants abruptly closed in San Diego, the state’s Labor Commissioner’s Office reported.

Tinder Date Allegedly Leads to Sex Assault in Campus Garage: PD

Tinder Date Allegedly Leads to Sex Assault in Campus Garage: PD

A woman reported she was sexually assaulted by a man she met on Tinder when he parked his car in a City College San Diego garage, machete in the back seat, campus police said.

'We Lost Our Baby': San Diego Woman Killed by Stray Bullet

'We Lost Our Baby': San Diego Woman Killed by Stray Bullet

A 25-year-old woman who had recently moved to Chicago was killed over the weekend when she was hit by a stray bullet outside her apartment.

Phone Threats Target 4 High Schools

Phone Threats Target 4 High Schools

Four San Diego-area high schools were ordered to shelter-in-place Tuesday morning due to unspecified threats made by phone, school district officials confirmed.

Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump Winners in N.H.

Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump Winners in N.H.

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their...

Ballot Measure Bonanza: Chargers Stadium Moves Forward

Ballot Measure Bonanza: Chargers Stadium Moves Forward

If you’ve ever wondered how many ballot measures asking voters for permission to spend more funds could possibly be tolerated in one election cycle, November is looking like the perfect petri dish.