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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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Infant in Stroller Hit by SUV Dies

Infant in Stroller Hit by SUV Dies

A 7-month-old infant has died after she and her father, who was pushing her in a stroller, were hit by a car in Point Loma Monday.

1 Person Killed After Being Hit by Train in Encinitas

1 Person Killed After Being Hit by Train in Encinitas

A person was killed in Encinitas Thursday after being hit by a train.

Qualcomm Stadium Site Burdened by Legal Issues

Qualcomm Stadium Site Burdened by Legal Issues

As the civic focus on a new stadium site seems to be shifting toward Mission Valley, NBC 7 has learned of some troubling issues involving the current Qualcomm location.

Woman Threatened to "Shoot Up" School: SDSO

Woman Threatened to "Shoot Up" School: SDSO

Lindo Park Elementary School and Tierra del Sol Middle School were placed on lockdown Thursday after someone threatened to "shoot up" a school in Lakeside, sheriff's officials say.

Harrison Ford Hurt in Plane Crash on Golf Course

Harrison Ford Hurt in Plane Crash on Golf Course

Actor Harrison Ford was hospitalized Thursday afternoon after a single-engine plane he was piloting crashed onto a Venice golf course shortly after takeoff. Residents are being asked to avoid the area...

Missing Hiker's Roommate Talks to NBC 7

Missing Hiker's Roommate Talks to NBC 7

The roommate of a hiker missing since last month spoke exclusively to NBC 7 after the sheriff's department called off the search for his friend indefinitely.