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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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Westlake High Coach Accused of Sexually Assaulting Girl

Westlake High Coach Accused of Sexually Assaulting Girl

A Westlake High School softball coach has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.

SoCal Del Taco Hits Customers With Big Bills

SoCal Del Taco Hits Customers With Big Bills

About 150 people who ordered from Del Taco food chain in Santa Paula, Calif., were mistakenly charged thousands of dollars for burritos, tacos and soft drinks. Some customers had gone into negative balances...

Children Sexually Assaulted in Park Bathrooms

Children Sexually Assaulted in Park Bathrooms

Police are looking for the man they believe sexually assaulted two boys this week at park restrooms in the South Bay.

Late Penalty Kills Carry Ducks to Victory in Game 2

Late Penalty Kills Carry Ducks to Victory in Game 2

The Dallas Stars got two third period power plays to try to tie things up against the Anaheim Ducks Friday, but Anaheim's perfect execution helped the team to win their second game in a row.

Man Falls Approx. 40 Feet Trying to Cross Street

Man Falls Approx. 40 Feet Trying to Cross Street

A man is in serious condition after falling nearly 40 feet into the Santa Ana River bed when he was trying to cross a street near the Honda Center in Anaheim Friday, police said.

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