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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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Murder Suspects Plead Not Guilty in Toddler Death

Murder Suspects Plead Not Guilty in Toddler Death

Two men plead not guilty Monday to killing a 4-year-old boy in Highland who was struck by gunfire last week.

Police Search LAX for Missing Special Olympics Athlete

Police Search LAX for Missing Special Olympics Athlete

A Special Olympics athlete last seen at Los Angeles International Airport was reported missing Monday just hours after another athlete who disappeared over the weekend was found hundreds of miles from the...

Construction Workers Critically Injured in Bee Swarm

Construction Workers Critically Injured in Bee Swarm

Two construction workers suffered critical injuries in a bee attack Monday morning in Riverside, city fire officials said.

Woman ID'd in Suspected Overdose at Music Festival

Woman ID'd in Suspected Overdose at Music Festival

One of the two women who died in suspected overdoses while at the HARD Summer Music Festival in Pomona Saturday night has been identified by the LA County Coroner's Office.

'This Is the Right Thing to Do': Obama Details Climate Plan

'This Is the Right Thing to Do': Obama Details Climate Plan

Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, as he warned anew that climate change will threaten future...

Coast Guard Confirms Oil Sheen Came from Seepage

Coast Guard Confirms Oil Sheen Came from Seepage

Oil sheen found off the coast of Goleta Beach was confirmed today to be the result of natural seepage, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.