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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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Mountain Lion Spotted in SoCal Backyard

Mountain Lion Spotted in SoCal Backyard

A mountain lion creeping alongside a Ventura County woman's backyard wall forced road closures as wildlife officials tried to capture it.

Real-Life Grinch Steals Girl's Wheelchair

Real-Life Grinch Steals Girl's Wheelchair

A Southern California community isn't letting the real-life Grinch who stole a wheelchair from a 4-year-old girl with Down syndrome ruin the family's Christmas.

Slain Bell Gardens Mayor's Autopsy Released

Slain Bell Gardens Mayor's Autopsy Released

The wife of then-Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo fatally shot him three times in the chest while the two fought more than two months ago, according to the autopsy report released Friday.

Church Mentor Arrested For Teen Sex Allegations

Church Mentor Arrested For Teen Sex Allegations

A church youth leader was arrested this week over allegations he had a year-long sexual relationship with a 17-year-old in his San Bernardino study group, officials said.

5 Key Points From Obama's Year-End Presser

5 Key Points From Obama's Year-End Presser

President Obama said Sony Pictures Entertainment had made a mistake pulling the movie “The Interview," and defended normalizing relations with Cuba in his last press conference of the year before heading...

Storms Provide "Foothold for Drought Recovery" in California

Storms Provide "Foothold for Drought Recovery" in California

A string of storms that marched across California this month provided enough rain to boost reservoir levels and slightly improve drought conditions after three consecutive dry years. The state still likely needs