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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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Local Couple Missing in Nepal

Local Couple Missing in Nepal

Dawn Lightfoot, 30, and her boyfriend, Matt Schiavon had planned to be in Nepal on April 15.

Colo. Theater Massacre Trial: Long Odds for Insanity Defense

Colo. Theater Massacre Trial: Long Odds for Insanity Defense

The key to the death penalty trial of a man who methodically shot at moviegoers at a Batman movie premiere will be what was going on inside his mind as he threw smoke canisters and then marched up and down...

Firefighters Save Elderly Couple Hanging from Seatbelts

Firefighters Save Elderly Couple Hanging from Seatbelts

A hit-and-run crash left an elderly couple in a dire situation.

Prescription Database Law Could Cut Painkiller Deaths

Prescription Database Law Could Cut Painkiller Deaths

A proposed law could reduce accidental deaths and suicides from prescription pain killers.

Oceanside Man Stabbed to Death Found by Babysitter

Oceanside Man Stabbed to Death Found by Babysitter

Police said a babysitter was watching the victim’s two children when the incident happened.

Otay Ranch Man Deals With Dog Barking Problem

Otay Ranch Man Deals With Dog Barking Problem

One Chula Vista resident says his neighbor's dogs wake him up persistently throughout the night.