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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 07:59 AM PST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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.

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7 Tons of Pot Stashed in Trailer

7 Tons of Pot Stashed in Trailer

Authorities discovered more than seven tons of marijuana stashed inside a truck passing through a cargo checkpoint in south San Diego Thursday – a huge haul valued at $7.1 million.

Ex-Calif. Gov. Pete Wilson Endorses Cruz

Ex-Calif. Gov. Pete Wilson Endorses Cruz

In a key pickup for his California campaign, the state's former Gov. Pete Wilson endorsed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's campaign for the GOP presidential nomination. Wilson announced his "wholehearted" support for Cruz...

Rain Trickles Through San Diego

Rain Trickles Through San Diego

It was a rainy start to the weekend Saturday as sprinkles trickled through parts of San Diego County.

Chargers Respond to Faulconer's Stadium Concerns

Chargers Respond to Faulconer's Stadium Concerns

Team sends 33-page letter to City Hall

Iraqi Protesters Storm Baghdad's Green Zone

Iraqi Protesters Storm Baghdad's Green Zone

Iraqi officials declared a state of emergency in Baghdad after hundreds of protesters climbed over the blast walls surrounding the city's highly-fortified Green Zone for the first time on Saturday and stormed...

Woman, 93, Allegedly Attacked by Caretaker

Woman, 93, Allegedly Attacked by Caretaker

A 93-year old Oceanside woman was clinging to life Friday after an alleged attack that was all caught on tape.