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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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Explosive Fire Breaks Out at West Hills Home

Explosive Fire Breaks Out at West Hills Home

Police have detained two people hospitalized with burns after a fire broke out at a possible drug house in West Hills on Saturday night, officials said.

Residents Wary After Coyote Attacks Girl

Residents Wary After Coyote Attacks Girl

Residents of an Irvine neighborhood where a 3-year-old girl was attacked by a coyote say the animals have become more aggressive.

Oil-Soaked Sea Lion Treated in SD Dies

Oil-Soaked Sea Lion Treated in SD Dies

The sea lion sickened in the oil spill near Santa Barbara was being rescued and cared for by SeaWorld San Diego.

Girl Scouts Replace Cemetery's American Flags

Girl Scouts Replace Cemetery's American Flags

A group of Girl Scouts may deserve a "Saving Memorial Day" badge after their quick thinking preserved a Southern California cemetery's tradition of honoring veterans.

Man Attacked, Woman Threatened at Azusa Park

Man Attacked, Woman Threatened at Azusa Park

Police were searching for two men who attacked a man and threatened to sexually assault the woman he was with at an Azusa park early Saturday morning.

Game 4: Ducks Lose to Blackhawks

Game 4: Ducks Lose to Blackhawks

The Anaheim Ducks scored three goals in 37 seconds in the third period, but their comeback bid fell short as they lost to the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in overtime of Game 4 Saturday night.