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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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Suspected DUI Driver Fatally Strikes Bicyclist

Suspected DUI Driver Fatally Strikes Bicyclist

A male bicyclist in his 50s was fatally struck by a motorist who was allegedly driving drunk, police said today.

OC Residents Urged to Prepare for Disaster

OC Residents Urged to Prepare for Disaster

Orange County residents were urged to prepare for emergencies and disasters less than a week after Time magazine ranked the county as the second-most dangerous area in the United States when it comes to natural...

Two Killed, Several Wounded in Separate Shootings

Two Killed, Several Wounded in Separate Shootings

Officers in South LA on Monday went on a tactical alert after several people were shot -- two fatally -- in five unrelated incidents in South LA, police said.

Apple Rejects Apps Lacking Information, Bugs, Bad Design

Apple Rejects Apps Lacking Information, Bugs, Bad Design

Apple rejects most of its developers' apps because of incomplete information, bugs, bad interface and not complying with the developer guidelines.

"It Has to Go Home": Owner of World War II Book Sought

"It Has to Go Home": Owner of World War II Book Sought

When Bill Krantz happened upon a battered book with broken binding during a long bike ride in Pasadena, he immediately knew he had found something precious.

Diner Arrested for Allegedly Punching Restaurant Owner: Report

Diner Arrested for Allegedly Punching Restaurant Owner: Report

An argument over a $64 tab at a Sausalito restaurant ended with an arrest, after the incensed diner punched the manager.