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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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Driver ID'd in Fatal NorCal Tour Bus Crash

Driver ID'd in Fatal NorCal Tour Bus Crash

A man was killed and at least 30 people were injured when a charter bus rolled off the 5 Freeway in Northern California on Sunday, authorities said.

Fishermen Save Kayakers from Windy Odyssey

Fishermen Save Kayakers from Windy Odyssey

Six kayakers were blown a mile out to sea, and rescued by squid fishing boat crews, as 50 mile per hour Santa Ana winds cropped up suddenly in Malibu Sunday.

Man Tries to Escape Police by Busting Car Window

Man Tries to Escape Police by Busting Car Window

A man tried to escape from an Alhambra police squad car early Saturday when he kicked out the back-seat window on his way to the city jail.

3 Deputies Sickened Responding to Domestic Dispute

3 Deputies Sickened Responding to Domestic Dispute

Four people, including three Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, were hospitalized Saturday night after being sickened by a chemical at a drug lab on the outskirts of Palmdale, officials said.

Boy Rescued After Falling Down Cliff at Alum Rock Park

Boy Rescued After Falling Down Cliff at Alum Rock Park

A 17-year-old boy was rescued after he fell down a cliff at Alum Rock Park in San Jose Sunday morning, a fire captain said.

Teen Killed in Attempted Car Jacking: Police

Teen Killed in Attempted Car Jacking: Police

A 19-year-old man was killed in a suspected carjacking that ended in a fiery crash in Boyle Heights on Sunday, police officials said.