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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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Father: 9-Year-Old Daughter "Died in My Arms"

Father: 9-Year-Old Daughter "Died in My Arms"

The coroner's office identified a 9-year-old girl who was shot and killed in Anaheim Wednesday night as she was playing on a sidewalk in front of her home, police said.

11-Year-Old Boy Killed in Upland Hit-and-Run

11-Year-Old Boy Killed in Upland Hit-and-Run

An 11-year-old boy who was walking to an Upland school Thursday morning was killed in a hit-and-run.

Plea Deal in Torture Death of Gabriel Fernandez: Sources

Plea Deal in Torture Death of Gabriel Fernandez: Sources

The mother of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez and her then-boyfriend will plead guilty to murder and torture charges in the boy's death, sparing them the death penalty, two sources confirmed to NBC4 on Wednesday.

Man Accused of Raping Girl He Met on Facebook

Man Accused of Raping Girl He Met on Facebook

A 21-year-old Hesperia man was arrested in connection with the rape of a 16-year-old girl who he met through Facebook.

Mr. Incredible Slams Batgirl in Hollywood Blvd. Scuffle

Mr. Incredible Slams Batgirl in Hollywood Blvd. Scuffle

A violent encounter between costumed superhero characters ended with Mr. Incredible slamming Batgirl on the sidewalk of Hollywood Boulevard in a fight caught on camera Tuesday.

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