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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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Baby Shot in the Face in Compton Dies

Baby Shot in the Face in Compton Dies

The father of a baby girl was holding her Tuesday when the baby was shot in the face, prompting a search for two men seen fleeing the area in Compton.

Van With Warning Note Prompts Evacuations, Bomb Squad

Van With Warning Note Prompts Evacuations, Bomb Squad

Bomb robots were inspecting a van with an unconscious man inside, and a school as well as nearby residents were evacuated Tuesday in Corona, after a warning note was found on the van saying it would explode...

Homeless Man Found Trapped Inside Newspaper Stand

Homeless Man Found Trapped Inside Newspaper Stand

A homeless man in his mid-70s was found “disoriented and lethargic” trapped inside a Harvard Heights newspaper stand Monday afternoon after apparently trying to use the box as shelter more than a day ago.

Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump Winners in N.H.

Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump Winners in N.H.

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their...

Clippers Blake Griffin Suspended for Four Games

Clippers Blake Griffin Suspended for Four Games

Blake Griffin has been suspended without pay for four games for striking a team employee, the Clippers announced Tuesday.

Victim's Face Grazed By Bullet at Pico-Union Motel

Victim's Face Grazed By Bullet at Pico-Union Motel

Police were searching for a gunman suspected of shooting a man at a motel in the Pico-Union area on Tuesday night, authorities said.