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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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New Details in Deadly Boat Crash

New Details in Deadly Boat Crash

Police released new details Wednesday in the boating crash that left two young men dead at El Capitan Reservoir in San Diego’s East County.

‘Jackass’ Star Releases Video of SeaWorld Sign Prank

‘Jackass’ Star Releases Video of SeaWorld Sign Prank

A well-known reality television trickster is claiming responsibility for a prank that included changing the words on a SeaWorld exit sign along a San Diego freeway.

Teen Accused in Cocos Fire to Stand Trial

Teen Accused in Cocos Fire to Stand Trial

A teenage girl accused of starting north San Diego’s devastating Cocos Fire is competent to stand trial, a judge ruled on Wednesday.

Officer Who Beat Woman Faces "Potentially Serious Charges"

Officer Who Beat Woman Faces "Potentially Serious Charges"

The California Highway Patrol officer seen in a widely distributed video punching a woman on the side of a Southern California freeway last month was relieved of duty and sent home with pay while...

Man Cited Riding Mobility Scooter

Man Cited Riding Mobility Scooter

A Mira Mesa man with a disability has taken his case for non-traditional mobility devices to trial.

Family of Man Shot by Police After Pursuit to Get $5M

Family of Man Shot by Police After Pursuit to Get $5M

The Los Angeles City Council agreed Wednesday to pay $5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by family members of a disabled veteran who was fatally shot by Los Angeles police after a high-speed pursuit.