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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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USD Professor, Family Stranded in Tel Aviv

USD Professor, Family Stranded in Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grounded all United States flights to Tel Aviv for 24 hours on Tuesday and the halt directly impacted one San Diego family who got stuck in Israel.

Nearly $500K in Jewelry Stolen in Mall Robbery

Nearly $500K in Jewelry Stolen in Mall Robbery

Escondido police are looking for two armed men who stole almost $500,000 in jewelry from a North County store.

Cal State Lowers Enrollment Growth

Cal State Lowers Enrollment Growth

Why Cal State University will likely be turning 10,000 potential students away this fall.

Teen Claims She Was Booted From Camp Due to Disability

Teen Claims She Was Booted From Camp Due to Disability

A San Diego teenager claims she was kicked out of a math and science camp this summer due to her disability.

1,000 StubHub Accounts Hacked in $10M Scam: Officials

1,000 StubHub Accounts Hacked in $10M Scam: Officials

Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller in a $10 million international rip-off scam, officials...

Escondido Denies Immigrant Children Housing Permit

Escondido Denies Immigrant Children Housing Permit

The City of Escondido has denied a permit for a temporary shelter for undocumented immigrant children.