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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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Students Warned of Burglary Near SDSU Campus

Students Warned of Burglary Near SDSU Campus

San Diego State University issued a warning to students after a burglary was reported early Saturday morning near campus.

UCSD Named Ebola Treatment Hospital

UCSD Named Ebola Treatment Hospital

The UC San Diego Medical Center has been named one of five California hospitals ready to treat Ebola, state officials announced Friday.

"Dead Men Easy to Convict": Atty. Defends Lab Tech

"Dead Men Easy to Convict": Atty. Defends Lab Tech

The attorney for a former crime lab technician accused in in the brutal murder of a teenage girl says her client was innocent.

2 Sheriff's Deputies Killed in Shooting Spree; Suspects Arrested

2 Sheriff's Deputies Killed in Shooting Spree; Suspects Arrested

Two suspects have been booked into Sacramento County Jail following a series of shootings that left two sheriff's deputies dead, another wounded and a bystander in the

Doctor With Ebola Receives Blood Donation from Writebol

Doctor With Ebola Receives Blood Donation from Writebol

Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician being treated for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital, has entered the next phase of the illness: the onset of gastrointestinal symptoms, health officials said Saturday evening. To combat

Man Caressed, Licked Women's Feet on Campuses: PD

Man Caressed, Licked Women's Feet on Campuses: PD

Cal State San Marcos is warning its students to be on the lookout for a man accused of making sexual advances to female students, including caressing their feet or putting their toes in his mouth, a crime alert...