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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 02:24 PM PST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 07:59 AM PST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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.

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1 Dead, 2 Critically Injured After Car Crashes Into Bus Stop

1 Dead, 2 Critically Injured After Car Crashes Into Bus Stop

One person is dead and two other people were critically injured after a car crashed into a bus stop in South Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. A fourth person declined to be taken to...

14-Year-Old Who Has Seizures Missing From Panorama City

14-Year-Old Who Has Seizures Missing From Panorama City

Police Monday circulated a photo of a 14-year-old missing Panorama City boy, who needs medication to control seizures.

Sheriff's Deputy Injured in Head-On Collision in Long Beach

Sheriff's Deputy Injured in Head-On Collision in Long Beach

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy from the Lakewood station was injured in a head-on crash early Tuesday morning in Long Beach when he collided into another vehicle after making an arrest, police said.

2 Stabbed on Metro Bus in South Los Angeles

2 Stabbed on Metro Bus in South Los Angeles

An attacker was sought after two people aboard a Metro bus in South Los Angeles were stabbed Monday night, police said.

Millenials React to First Debate of 2016 Presidential Election

Millenials React to First Debate of 2016 Presidential Election

Students from UCLA gathered to watch the first debate of this year's presidential election. Robert Kovacik reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 27, 2016.

Groups Make Push for Voter Registration

Groups Make Push for Voter Registration

National Voter Registration Day coincides with the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.