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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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13 Arrested in South Bay Riverbed Encampment Raid

13 Arrested in South Bay Riverbed Encampment Raid

Local law enforcement arrested 13 people in an illegal riverbed encampment that they say poses a threat to South Bay residents nearby.

Local Economy Not Too Shaken by Defense Cuts: Report

Local Economy Not Too Shaken by Defense Cuts: Report

A report released Tuesday shows that while there is a decline in defense dollars coming into San Diego, the military spending cuts did not have as large of an impact on the local economy as expected in 2014.

Aspiring Rapper Gunned Down in Temecula Apartment

Aspiring Rapper Gunned Down in Temecula Apartment

Residents of a Temecula apartment complex were reeling after an aspiring rapper was gunned down inside his home late Monday morning.

Man Living in Tree to Protest Chopping

Man Living in Tree to Protest Chopping

A Coronado resident opposed to the city’s chopping of some old Eucalyptus trees has been protesting since Monday from atop one of the trees, making his stance known.

Red Cross Offers Easy Fire Safety Tips

Red Cross Offers Easy Fire Safety Tips

As part of October being National Fire Prevention Month, American Red Cross is reminding folks of the best ways to safeguard against the devastating effects of wildfires.

Suspect Found in Deadly Bicyclist Hit-and-Run

Suspect Found in Deadly Bicyclist Hit-and-Run

Police say they have located the driver responsible for a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Oceanside on Saturday night.