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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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Name That Snake: Cobra to Go on Display

Name That Snake: Cobra to Go on Display

A cunning cobra who spent days loose in a Los Angeles suburb is about to make her public debut at the San Diego Zoo.

Man's iPads Stolen By Prospective Craigslist Buyer

Man's iPads Stolen By Prospective Craigslist Buyer

A Ventura business owner was dragged by a car for several feet after trying to reclaim two iPads stolen by a prospective buyer he met on Craigslist, police said Saturday.

Firefighters Battle Westwood Apartment Blaze

Firefighters Battle Westwood Apartment Blaze

Firefighters responded to a blaze in a multi-story apartment building on Wilshire Boulevard around 8:30 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Cafecito: Becky G Dishes on Dating, J-Lo and Advice for Teens

Cafecito: Becky G Dishes on Dating, J-Lo and Advice for Teens

On part two of our interview with 17-year old pop star, Becky G, spoke to host Feliciano Garcia about how she balances her personal life with stardom, what she qualities she looks for in a boyfiend and...

Mourning Across U.S. for Officers Killed in Brooklyn

Mourning Across U.S. for Officers Killed in Brooklyn

Police departments and civic leaders across the United States mourned publicly after two New York police officers were killed in cold blood on Saturday.

Two Arrested in Attempted Murder of Teen Girl

Two Arrested in Attempted Murder of Teen Girl

Two men have been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of a teenage Palmdale girl, police said Saturday.