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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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Popular Vietnamese Sandwich Shop Catches Fire

Popular Vietnamese Sandwich Shop Catches Fire

A popular Vietnamese sandwich shop in Linda Vista is a total loss after it erupted in flames Tuesday night, San Diego Fire-Rescue officials said, causing the owner to suffer a medical emergency.

Woman Found Dead in Suspected Drug House ID'd

Woman Found Dead in Suspected Drug House ID'd

A body and several secret compartments were found inside an Encinitas home damaged by fire Thursday.

'Relentless' Suspect Chases, Stabs Man to Death in Chula Vista

'Relentless' Suspect Chases, Stabs Man to Death in Chula Vista

A "relentless" suspect chased a man down a Chula Vista street and stabbed him to death, Chula Vista Police told NBC 7 Tuesday.

Dozens Sickened, Lab Results Determine Cause

Dozens Sickened, Lab Results Determine Cause

Lab results confirmed the cause of the outbreak linked to a popular Shelter Island restaurant, San Diego County Department of Environmental Health confirmed Tuesday.

GOP Candidates React to Being Excluded From Primetime Debate

GOP Candidates React to Being Excluded From Primetime Debate

With the final lineup set for the first Republican presidential debate, the lowest polling candidates are reacting, some angrily, to being left out of the main event. "The idea that they have left out...

Suspect Dead After OC Deputy-Involved Shooting

Suspect Dead After OC Deputy-Involved Shooting

A suspect has died following a deputy-involved shooting on the Las Pulgas Road off ramp by Camp Pendleton Tuesday, the Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD) officials confirmed.