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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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149 Schools at Risk for Chemical Catastrophe: Report

149 Schools at Risk for Chemical Catastrophe: Report

Your child could be going to school close to a potential chemical catastrophe, according to a new report by the nonprofit Center for Effective Government.

Captain of USS Boxer Relieved of Duty

Captain of USS Boxer Relieved of Duty

The captain of San Diego-based USS Boxer has been relieved of duty, just three months after assuming command, according to the U.S. Navy.

Ax-Wielding Teen Caught in Canyon

Ax-Wielding Teen Caught in Canyon

A 15-year-old boy with an ax prompted a manhunt Tuesday in Scripps Ranch.

SDUSD Has Trouble Getting Rid of Armored Vehicle

SDUSD Has Trouble Getting Rid of Armored Vehicle

San Diego’s largest school district has announced it will return a controversial armored vehicle, but it’s not that simple.

CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case: "We Will Stop It Here"

CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case: "We Will Stop It Here"

The first case of the Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States has been confirmed in Dallas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Tuesday. A spokesperson for Texas Health...

Dad Seeks Answers in Woman's Border Patrol Shooting

Dad Seeks Answers in Woman's Border Patrol Shooting

A man whose daughter was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in Chula Vista two years ago continues to seek answers in her death while advocating the use of body cameras by agents.