Punchlines ripped from the headlines

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...

Top Stories
Public's Help Sought to ID Attacker of 88-Year-Old Man

Public's Help Sought to ID Attacker of 88-Year-Old Man

Detectives on Friday sought the public’s help to identify the man who attacked an 88-year-old man in an armed robbery in Hollywood in an incident that was caught on surveillance camera.

10-Car Crash Snarls Traffic on 405 Fwy

10-Car Crash Snarls Traffic on 405 Fwy

A 10-car crash that left nine people hurt snarled Friday night traffic on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Hawthorne, officials said.

Man Recalls Horrific Slaying of Then-Girlfriend

Man Recalls Horrific Slaying of Then-Girlfriend

A Riverside County man whose then-girlfriend was brutally murdered 36 years ago said he "shook immediately" when he learned a previously linked cold case had been solved.

2 Sheriff's Deputies Killed in Shooting Spree

2 Sheriff's Deputies Killed in Shooting Spree

Officials say they have apprehended a suspect in the fatal shooting of two deputies and the shooting of one other deputy and a bystander. Placer County Sheriff's spokeswoman Dena Erwin says 34-year-old...

Reward Offered in Cold Case Murder of Granada Hills Family

Reward Offered in Cold Case Murder of Granada Hills Family

A $75,000 reward for information in the decades-old brutal murder of a family of four in Granada Hills was renewed Friday by the Los Angeles City Council in the hope of drawing out new leads in the cold case.

Motorcyclist Killed in Montebello Hit-and-Run

Motorcyclist Killed in Montebello Hit-and-Run

Montebello police on Friday were searching for the driver who killed a motorcyclist after slamming into the back of the motorcycle and sending it crashing into a pole.