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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...

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Funeral Service Held for Ezell Ford

Funeral Service Held for Ezell Ford

A funeral service was held Saturday for an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by police in South Los Angeles as local activists called on witnesses to come forward in the case.

Family Blames Detained Immigrant's Death on Lack of Care

Family Blames Detained Immigrant's Death on Lack of Care

The family of a Mexican national arrested for illegally returning to the US alleges in a lawsuit that his death at age 38 was due to inadequate health care while being held in federal

Speeding Driver Who Killed Firefighter in Crash Gets 1-Day Sentence

Speeding Driver Who Killed Firefighter in Crash Gets 1-Day Sentence

A woman who pleaded guilty to causing a head-on crash that killed an off-duty firefighter near San Diego last year will only spend one day in jail, a San Diego judge ruled

Federal Agent Accused of Kidnapping, Brandishing Gun

Federal Agent Accused of Kidnapping, Brandishing Gun

A drunken federal agent was arrested in Burbank after allegedly pulling out a handgun and telling someone to follow him early Wednesday.

Rams Cut Sam, 1st Drafted Openly Gay Player

Rams Cut Sam, 1st Drafted Openly Gay Player

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the...

Rapper Arrested Hours Before "Made in America" Concert

Rapper Arrested Hours Before "Made in America" Concert

A rapper scheduled to perform at this weekend’s Made in America music festival in downtown Los Angeles was arrested Friday night after police raided a clothing store in Hyde Park.