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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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3 Adults Found Dead in Home After Child Calls Police

3 Adults Found Dead in Home After Child Calls Police

After a child called police and "indicated" her parents had died, officers found three adults dead in a Fullerton home, Fullerton police said in a statement.

Top Moments From Dodgers' Vin Scully Pregame Celebration

Top Moments From Dodgers' Vin Scully Pregame Celebration

The best moments from the Dodgers emotional pregame ceremony in honor of the great Vin Scully.

Charlotte Police Release Scott Shooting Footage

Charlotte Police Release Scott Shooting Footage

Charlotte police released body camera and dashboard camera footage showing Keith Lamont Scott's fatal encounter with police Tuesday. The reversal comes a day after cellphone video taken by Scott's wife and...

Man Arrested for Attempted Murder, Pimping, Robbery

Man Arrested for Attempted Murder, Pimping, Robbery

A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of pimping, robbery and attempted murder in connection with an incident last week in which he allegedly armed himself and chased a partially nude woman down the...

'We Are America': New African American History Museum Opens

'We Are America': New African American History Museum Opens

Bells rang out throughout Washington, D.C. Saturday as the Smithsonian's highly anticipated National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., opened after more than 100 years in the...

6 People Stabbed at House Party in Pasadena

6 People Stabbed at House Party in Pasadena

A man was in custody after six people were stabbed at a large house party early Saturday morning in Pasadena, police said.