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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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Shooting Suspect Barricaded in Apartment

Shooting Suspect Barricaded in Apartment

A shooting was reported at a Chula Vista apartment complex Thursday morning, prompting officials evacuate residents.

Man With Screwdriver Shot, Killed by Deputy

Man With Screwdriver Shot, Killed by Deputy

A San Diego County Sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man with a screwdriver in Alpine, officials said Wednesday.

Main Break Leaves 30 Homes Without Water

Main Break Leaves 30 Homes Without Water

More than two dozen homes were left without water service Thursday morning after a water main broke in the Paradise Hills area, officials said.

Fire at Fish Market Restaurant

Fire at Fish Market Restaurant

Heavy black smoke started pouring from the Fish Market Wednesday evening.

Prosecutors Build Case That Theater Gunman Was Sane

Prosecutors Build Case That Theater Gunman Was Sane

A state-appointed psychiatrist who examined Holmes is expected to testify Thursday.

SWAT Team Cuffs Suspect in Calif. Hostage Situation

SWAT Team Cuffs Suspect in Calif. Hostage Situation

SWAT teams officers handcuffed a suspect outside a Bay Area gas station Wednesday after he reportedly took two hostages. Police said officers pursued the suspect's vehicle to a shut-down highway off-ramp, where...