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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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$139M Settlement Reached in School Sex Abuse Case

$139M Settlement Reached in School Sex Abuse Case

A settlement in the long-fought Miramonte sex abuse civil case has officially been accepted by both sides, with LAUSD paying a record $139 million to more than 70 victims of sexual abuse.

Window Washer Survives 11-Story Fall From SF Building

Window Washer Survives 11-Story Fall From SF Building

A window washer fell about 11 stories from the top of Sterling Bank in San Francisco Friday, landing on a car. The window washer was taken to the hospital. Police said the worker's condition appeared "critical,"...

Lawn Lands Drought-Conscious Homeowner in Court

Lawn Lands Drought-Conscious Homeowner in Court

Fernand Bogman thinks of himself as a responsible citizen by conserving water during California's dry spell. But city officials say his lawn is a

Man Who Killed Co-Worker, Cut Out Heart Released

Man Who Killed Co-Worker, Cut Out Heart Released

A Fresno man who stabbed his co-worker dozens of times in 1984 and then cut out the man's heart and put it in his jacket pocket has been released from prison despite objections from California Gov. Jerry Brown....

Obama Heads to Vegas in Immigration Action Push

Obama Heads to Vegas in Immigration Action Push

President Barack Obama and his allies, confronting a buildup of GOP criticism, are seeking to sell the president's executive actions on immigration as good politics and good policy. Obama is starting with a...

Thief Robs Thousand Oaks Bank Without Showing a Weapon

Thief Robs Thousand Oaks Bank Without Showing a Weapon

A man robbed a bank in Thousand Oaks on Thursday despite never showing a weapon.