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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...

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Upland Rallies After Hit-and-Run That Killed Kid

Upland Rallies After Hit-and-Run That Killed Kid

Upland residents marched Saturday to petition for safer streets for students, after an 11-year-old boy was struck and killed walking to school this week.

Man, Woman Shot Dead Inside San Clemente Shop

Man, Woman Shot Dead Inside San Clemente Shop

A man and a woman were shot to death inside a San Clemente store Saturday afternoon, sheriff's officials said.

Two Arrested in Shooting Death of Anaheim Girl

Two Arrested in Shooting Death of Anaheim Girl

Two men were arrested Saturday night in connection with the shooting death of a 9-year-old girl that rocked the Anaheim community on Wednesday.

Woman With Last Name of Crook Arrested for Burglary

Woman With Last Name of Crook Arrested for Burglary

A woman with the last name of Crook was arrested for burglary at a department store in Alhambra Friday night, police said.

Doctor With Ebola Enters Next Phase of Illness

Doctor With Ebola Enters Next Phase of Illness

Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician being treated for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital, has entered the next phase of the illness: the onset of gastrointestinal symptoms, health officials said Saturday

Bear Runs Across 210 Freeway in Duarte: CHP

Bear Runs Across 210 Freeway in Duarte: CHP

A bear was spotted running across the lanes of the 210 Freeway in Duarte early Saturday morning, the California Highway Patrol said.