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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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Pilot Ejects When Plane Runs Into Bay

Pilot Ejects When Plane Runs Into Bay

A plane has run off the runway at North Island into the San Diego Bay, Navy officials confirmed Friday.

Ex-Housing Manager Investigated at Taxpayer-Funded Facility: SDPD

Ex-Housing Manager Investigated at Taxpayer-Funded Facility: SDPD

The former manager of a taxpayer funded affordable housing complex in San Diego is the subject of an embezzlement investigation, according to the San Diego Police Department.

Staffer Logged 2K Miles on Personal Car Driving Supe

Staffer Logged 2K Miles on Personal Car Driving Supe

Mileage reports from embattled San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts’ office show a staffer tasked with driving Roberts to events logged 2,096 miles on his personal vehicle between July 2014 and April 2015.

New Rules: 2 Days to Water Lawns

New Rules: 2 Days to Water Lawns

Several cities in San Diego County announced new restrictions on lawn watering Thursday in response to the statewide drought.

Supervisor Roberts Hires Outside PR Firm With County Funds

Supervisor Roberts Hires Outside PR Firm With County Funds

San Diego County residents are paying for an outside public relations consultant to write press releases, assist with communications and identify press opportunities for San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts...

More Salmonella Cases Reported in San Diego

More Salmonella Cases Reported in San Diego

Two more cases of salmonella have been reported in San Diego County, increasing the total number to nine cases.