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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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Man Hospitalized After House Explosion in Orange

Man Hospitalized After House Explosion in Orange

A man was badly burned in a house explosion in Orange Wednesday night.

Thanksgiving, Black Friday Shopping and Closures Guide

Thanksgiving, Black Friday Shopping and Closures Guide

While many people will be staying at home to enjoying Thanksgiving with their families, there are plenty of people who will be going bargain hunting when stores open later in the day.

Police Arrest 130 Ferguson Protesters

Police Arrest 130 Ferguson Protesters

Police arrested about 130 demonstrators Wednesday night in downtown Los Angeles after an hours-long march for a third night to protest a Missouri fatal police shooting as the LAPD again declared a citywide...

Man Convicted of Quadruple Murder Faces Death Penalty

Man Convicted of Quadruple Murder Faces Death Penalty

A 24-year-old Altadena man found guilty of a quadruple murder this week will again face the jury that convicted him, when they decide whether he will get the death penalty or life in prison without parole.

Resident Leaps From Burning Building in Orange

Resident Leaps From Burning Building in Orange

A resident leapt from a balcony to escape a fire at an apartment complex in Orange Wednesday.

Fire Engulfs Apartment Building in Long Beach

Fire Engulfs Apartment Building in Long Beach

Firefighters took almost two hours to knock down a fierce fire at a Long Beach condominium complex Thursday.