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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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Ex-Marine Gets 26 Years for Girlfriend's Machete Murder

Ex-Marine Gets 26 Years for Girlfriend's Machete Murder

A retired U.S. Marine who pleaded guilty to killing his girlfriend and dismembering her body with a machete will be sentenced for the grisly crime Wednesday, in front of dozens of his victims loved ones.

Dental Assistant Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Women

Dental Assistant Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Women

A San Diego dental assistant accused of sexually assaulting women while they were sedated has pleaded guilty to 13 criminal charges.

Serra High Teachers Question Principal's Degree

Serra High Teachers Question Principal's Degree

When the principal of Serra High School was hired in 2014, the San Diego Unified School District said Vincent Mays had received his Doctorate at Stamford Hill University. According to Mays’ resume found online...

11 States Sue Over Federal Transgender Directive

11 States Sue Over Federal Transgender Directive

Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.

Ex-Uber Driver Accused of Sexual Assault Faces New Charges

Ex-Uber Driver Accused of Sexual Assault Faces New Charges

A former Uber driver, accused of raping a passenger in February, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of sexually assaulting five other victims, one who is believed to have been only 13 years old at the time of the...

Making Prosthetic Hands: The Library’s Newest Role

Making Prosthetic Hands: The Library’s Newest Role

You can still check out books and access the internet inside the downtown library, but as a lucky patron recently found out, you can also get a prosthetic hand