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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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Body of Girl, 8, Found in Dumpster, Teen Arrested

Body of Girl, 8, Found in Dumpster, Teen Arrested

A body that appears to be a missing California 8-year-old who disappeared while riding a scooter near her home on Sunday was pulled out of a Santa Cruz dumpster Tuesday morning, hours after police arrested...

 El Nino Won't Solve California's Drought: Local Expert

El Nino Won't Solve California's Drought: Local Expert

While the outlook for a strong El Nino this winter looks good, one San Diego expert said it would do little to ease the drought.

More Tax Money Could Fund Stadium Negotiations

More Tax Money Could Fund Stadium Negotiations

San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts wants taxpayers to contribute another $500,000 for costs associated with the negotiations for a new San Diego Chargers football stadium in Mission Valley.

New Solar Installation Means More Meals at SD Food Bank

New Solar Installation Means More Meals at SD Food Bank

A new solar power installation at the San Diego Food Bank will save the facility enough money to provide 600,000 more meals annually to local families in need.

'They're Out There': Teen Boaters' Families Cling to Hope

'They're Out There': Teen Boaters' Families Cling to Hope

The families of two 14-year-old fishermen who disappeared on a boating trip off the Florida coast Friday continue to hold onto hope that their children will return home safe, saying the teens' skills and...

Theater Gunman's Parents Expected to Testify

Theater Gunman's Parents Expected to Testify

Expected to take the stand are Holmes' parents, Robert and Arlene Holmes, who have been sitting behind him in the courtroom every day of his 12 -week trial.