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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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Flag Draped Over Body of Service Member Killed in Crash

Flag Draped Over Body of Service Member Killed in Crash

One person died and three were taken to the hospital following a rollover crash in Chula Vista early Sunday morning, Chula Vista Police said.

Cannabis Activists: Pot Could Help Cure 1 of NFL's Ills

Cannabis Activists: Pot Could Help Cure 1 of NFL's Ills

With much of the NFL world camped out in the San Francisco Bay Area in the days before Super Bowl 50, researchers released sobering news: late Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler had a degenerative...

18-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Crash Identified

18-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Crash Identified

An 18-year-old pedestrian has died after a crash in Escondido, Escondido Police Lt. Mike Kearney confirmed to NBC 7 San Diego.

Fire, Emergency Services to Expand to Parts of East County

Fire, Emergency Services to Expand to Parts of East County

Areas of San Diego County currently without any fire agency or district will soon have expanded fire protection and emergency services.

Denver Broncos Win Super Bowl 50

Denver Broncos Win Super Bowl 50

If this was the final game of his magnificent career, what a Super way to go out for Peyton Manning. He can thank Von Miller and the Broncos' swarming, big-play defense for his second NFL championship.

Search Suspended for 3 Missing in Plane Crash Off California Coast

Search Suspended for 3 Missing in Plane Crash Off California Coast

Authorities on Saturday called off the search for survivors of a midair collision that sent at least one plane plunging into the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles. A small debris field was located after a plane...