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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...

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High School Student Causes 7-Hour Standoff

High School Student Causes 7-Hour Standoff

An 18-year-old high school student barricaded herself inside a Mira Mesa home Tuesday night, resulting in a seven-hour-long standoff.

Officials: Woman Murdered Over Baby's Custody

Officials: Woman Murdered Over Baby's Custody

A woman’s whose burning body was discovered last month in Alpine may have been murdered over custody of a baby, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

Uncertainty Looms at Lincoln HS Amid Principal Controversy

Uncertainty Looms at Lincoln HS Amid Principal Controversy

The future of Lincoln High School remained up in the air Tuesday .

Accuser: Ex-Cop "Had All the Power" During Alleged Assault

Accuser: Ex-Cop "Had All the Power" During Alleged Assault

A former San Diego police officer, accused of sexual misconduct by several women, faced three of his accusers in court Tuesday.

AT&T Considers Super-Fast Internet in San Diego

AT&T Considers Super-Fast Internet in San Diego

The new Internet service offers speeds 100 times faster than broadband.

2 Former Southwestern College Trustees Sentenced

2 Former Southwestern College Trustees Sentenced

Two former Southwestern College trustees were sentenced today to probation, fines and community service, after a harsh scolding from a prosecutor in response to a letter by one of the defendants.