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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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Beachgoers Discover Body Near Ocean Beach Pier

Beachgoers Discover Body Near Ocean Beach Pier

A group of beachgoers discovered a body Thursday afternoon near the Ocean Beach pier, fire officials said.

10-Hour Standoff Ends in Chula Vista

10-Hour Standoff Ends in Chula Vista

A shooting in Chula Vista led to a SWAT standoff at an apartment complex Thursday after the shooting suspect barricaded himself inside a unit with his family while armed with a rifle.

Family of Man Killed by Cop Files $20M Claim Against City

Family of Man Killed by Cop Files $20M Claim Against City

The family of a man shot to death by a San Diego Police officer, who did not record the incident on his body camera, has filed a $20 million claim against the city and the officer, claiming he used excessive and...

Gas Leak Forces Evacuations in Scripps Ranch

Gas Leak Forces Evacuations in Scripps Ranch

Many businesses and restaurants are being evacuated in the Lake Miramar area after a car ran into a gas line Thursday night.

Record-Breaking Rain Floods North Texas, Prompts Rescues

Record-Breaking Rain Floods North Texas, Prompts Rescues

Parts of North Texas are under a Flash Flood Emergency and authorities have performed dozens of high-water rescues Friday morning after overnight rain that set a record for the wettest May in Dallas-Fort...

County Supervisor: "I Feel Betrayed" by Allegations

County Supervisor: "I Feel Betrayed" by Allegations

Why would former employees make false allegations they knew were not true? That’s the question San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts wants answered.