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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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Dad, Son Accused of Beating Officer

Dad, Son Accused of Beating Officer

A father and son face attempted murder charges for allegedly beating a Huntington Beach police officer to the ground during a confrontation Tuesday night, police said.

Former LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Pleads Guilty

Former LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Pleads Guilty

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty to federal charges of lying to federal investigators.

USC's Pat Haden Has Medical Episode on Campus

USC's Pat Haden Has Medical Episode on Campus

USC Athletic Director Pat Haden was treated by medical staff Wednesday morning after feeling light-headed while walking on campus, a medical episode the university described as similar to when he collapsed at a...

Pizza Delivery Man Wins Lottery: 'I'm Flabbergasted'

Pizza Delivery Man Wins Lottery: 'I'm Flabbergasted'

A pizza delivery man is rolling in the dough - the green kind - after winning $1.2 million on a lotto scratcher.

Chris Christie Suspends Presidential Campaign

Chris Christie Suspends Presidential Campaign

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is suspending his presidential bid, his campaign confirmed to NBC News. Christie had announced Tuesday night that he would return home to New Jersey rather than head to...

Wreckage of Second Plane Found Off San Pedro

Wreckage of Second Plane Found Off San Pedro

A dive team recovered a body Wednesday found among the wreckage of the second of two small airplanes that collided last week over the ocean off San Pedro.