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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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Good Deed Turns Tragic in Panhandler Crash

Good Deed Turns Tragic in Panhandler Crash

A driver who had stopped to offer money to a panhandler accidentally ran her over on Friday morning in Escondido.

One Paseo Heading Back to City Council

One Paseo Heading Back to City Council

Petitioners learned Friday they gathered enough signatures to send the One Paseo Project proposal back to the San Diego City Council.

Man Arrested in 2 Road Rage Crashes

Man Arrested in 2 Road Rage Crashes

A San Diego driver intentionally rammed his truck into cars in two road rage incidents, California Highway Patrol investigators say.

Victims of Ex-Cop To Be Paid $1.3M

Victims of Ex-Cop To Be Paid $1.3M

Two victims of an ex-San Diego Police Department officer convicted of misconduct on the job – including assault, battery and illegally detaining several women – will be paid more than $1.3 million dollars.

Police: Gray Should've Received Medical Care Before Ride

Police: Gray Should've Received Medical Care Before Ride

Baltimore police say Freddie Gray should have received medical care before he was put in a police van. Authorities made the announcement Friday at a news conference. Police also said that Gray should have...

Deputies Search for Robbers, 1 Armed, in Vista

Deputies Search for Robbers, 1 Armed, in Vista

A Vista high school has been placed in lockdown as sheriff’s deputies search for two robbers, one of them armed.