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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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Federal Officer Snatches Onlooker's Device

Federal Officer Snatches Onlooker's Device

Federal officials said they were investigating a cellphone video posted on YouTube that shows a law enforcement officer grabbing what appears to be a recording device from the hands of an onlooker and kicking it...

Teen Girl Fatally Shot by Accident: Deputies

Teen Girl Fatally Shot by Accident: Deputies

A 15-year-old boy was booked into juvenile hall on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter Monday after he allegedly shot and killed a 16-year-old girl by accident, authorities said.

Ducks Defeat Jets in Game 3

Ducks Defeat Jets in Game 3

The Anaheim Ducks are making a habit of coming from behind in games, and they did it again on Monday night as Rickard Rakell scored the overtime winner to give his team a 3-0 series lead.

Calif. Officers Pursuing Possibly Stolen BMW at High Speed

Calif. Officers Pursuing Possibly Stolen BMW at High Speed

An officer tried to pull over a reporter stolen vehicle.

Assemblyman Demonstrates Roadside "Drug Breathalyzer"

Assemblyman Demonstrates Roadside "Drug Breathalyzer"

Legislators and advocates gathered Monday to showcase a new tool that will crack down on drugged driving across the state.

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