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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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3 Die in SR-78 Crash

3 Die in SR-78 Crash

Three people died and five others were injured after a teenager drove down an embankment and crashed into a power pole Thursday night in Oceanside.

State Sen. Ben Hueso Arrested

State Sen. Ben Hueso Arrested

California State Senator Ben Hueso has been arrested in Sacramento according to police records.

SBPD Officer in "Very Critical Condition" After Being Shot

SBPD Officer in "Very Critical Condition" After Being Shot

A police officer was in critical condition "fighting for his life" and a suspected gunman was dead after a shootout in San Bernardino early Friday morning, officials said.

New CA Bill Allows Dogs at Restaurants

New CA Bill Allows Dogs at Restaurants

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill allowing dogs to dine with owners if seated in an outdoor section of a restaurant.

James Foley's Dad: We Hoped We Could Negotiate With ISIS

James Foley's Dad: We Hoped We Could Negotiate With ISIS

The parents of slain journalist James Foley said they had hoped to negotiate with ISIS terrorists before their son was executed and his killing broadcast in a YouTube video. “I didn’t realize how brutal...

Immigrant Families Released to Slum Shelter

Immigrant Families Released to Slum Shelter

As federal officials grapple with a crisis-level influx of Central Americans who are showing up at U.S. borders, NBC7 Investigates found at least three immigrant families released to a Santee shelter kept...