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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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CEO Accused of Abusing Dog Resigns

CEO Accused of Abusing Dog Resigns

The CEO of Stamford, Conn.-based catering company Centerplate has resigned after he was caught on surveillance video abusing a Doberman puppy in an elevator.

New Details Expected in Christmas Eve Killings

New Details Expected in Christmas Eve Killings

San Diego prosecutors are expected to release new details Tuesday on a triple homicide case that began last Christmas Eve as the man accused of the killings appears in court.

Pedestrian Injured in Street Racing Crash

Pedestrian Injured in Street Racing Crash

Flying glass from the collision between a racing vehicle and a parked car injured a man walking nearby officials said.

Thieves Try to Burn Their Way to ATM Cash

Thieves Try to Burn Their Way to ATM Cash

Thieves have tried everything from hauling away ATMs to using sledgehammers but in Solana Beach, two thieves tried a torch to get to the cash.

Locals Survive Labor Day Boat Explosion

Locals Survive Labor Day Boat Explosion

Patrick McAllorum didn't just capture pictures of an explosive situation. He felt the blast.

Hot Air Balloon Lands in Carmel Valley Neighborhood

Hot Air Balloon Lands in Carmel Valley Neighborhood

Residents in Carmel Valley called 911 Monday evening as they watched a hot air balloon unexpectedly descend on their neighborhood.