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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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Body in Julian Identified as Missing Woman, 75

Body in Julian Identified as Missing Woman, 75

Sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday afternoon found a body in Julian about a half-mile from the campground where a woman vanished nearly two months ago.

Proposed Bill Would Give Holiday Workers Double Pay

Proposed Bill Would Give Holiday Workers Double Pay

A state assemblywoman from San Diego is proposing legislation that would mandate that people who work on Thanksgiving and Christmas receive double pay.

Man Lit Self on Fire at Gas Station: Investigator

Man Lit Self on Fire at Gas Station: Investigator

A man suffered burns to half of his body after lighting himself on fire outside a Kearny Mesa gas station, according to fire investigators.

Protest Halts Traffic on NB I-5 in La Jolla

Protest Halts Traffic on NB I-5 in La Jolla

No arrests or citations after several protesters stop traffic on I-5.

Mother Arrested for Abusing, Starving Twins

Mother Arrested for Abusing, Starving Twins

A Southern California mother who allegedly starved and abused her twin 3-year-old sons leaving them severely malnourished, bruised and one with a fractured jaw has been arrested, police said Wednesday.

Slain Officer's Name Covered by Protesters' Sign

Slain Officer's Name Covered by Protesters' Sign

Protesters in City Heights covered the Jeremy Henwood Memorial Park sign with Michael Brown's name Tuesday night, the evening after a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson...