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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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Bicyclist Fatally Struck While Riding in Wrong Direction

Bicyclist Fatally Struck While Riding in Wrong Direction

A woman was killed Thursday night after riding her bicycle the wrong way on a Venice street, police said.

Demonstrators Will Be Released On Thanksgiving: LAPD

Demonstrators Will Be Released On Thanksgiving: LAPD

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck has ordered the Thanksgiving release of the remaining 70 or so Ferguson protesters who were arrested during downtown protests Wednesday night.

Hundreds Reach Out to Homeless At Thanksgiving Feast

Hundreds Reach Out to Homeless At Thanksgiving Feast

As many people woke for Thanksgiving morning with their families in Los Angeles, hundreds of volunteers were already heading downtown to give a hand to others who may not have somewhere to go for the holiday.

Thrill-Seekers Spending Thanksgiving in Glamis

Thrill-Seekers Spending Thanksgiving in Glamis

For thousands of people, Thanksgiving wouldn't be the same without the desert dunes of Glamis.

Police Seek Hit-And-Run Driver Who Left Boy With Head Injuries

Police Seek Hit-And-Run Driver Who Left Boy With Head Injuries

Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a pedestrian in San Jacinto Wednesday evening, leaving the victim with serious head injuries.

Water Main Break, Sinkhole Shuts PCH in Malibu

Water Main Break, Sinkhole Shuts PCH in Malibu

A water main break that caused a sinkhole forced the closure of PCH in Malibu Thursday night, officials said.