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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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Water Agencies Debate Continuing Rebate Plans

Water Agencies Debate Continuing Rebate Plans

Water agencies struggle with rebate plans as funds dry up and drought continues.

Sea Lion With "Vicious" Wound Appears in Marina

Sea Lion With "Vicious" Wound Appears in Marina

A sea lion with a "vicious" wound has been appearing at a Ventura County marina over the weekend, concerning some people who have seen it.

Operator Will Inspect Other Sections of Pipeline That Spilled Oil

Operator Will Inspect Other Sections of Pipeline That Spilled Oil

Four other sections of the pipeline that failed last week along the Santa Barbara County coast will be excavated and inspected, after an in-line probe found potential issues, according to the pipeline operator...

Activists Counter Violent Extremism

Activists Counter Violent Extremism

Predicting the next terrorist attack and who will be behind it is complicated, but a national program with deep roots in the city of Los Angeles is at the forefront of trying to find a way to stop acts of terror...

"I'm No Hero, But I Am So Proud": Vets Unite in Simi Valley

"I'm No Hero, But I Am So Proud": Vets Unite in Simi Valley

Amid the tradition of Memorial Day events at cemeteries and parks across the country lies a now decade-old event in Simi Valley.

Robbers Storm Pawn Shop, Break Employee's Nose

Robbers Storm Pawn Shop, Break Employee's Nose

Three armed robbers stormed a pawn shop in Azusa, broke an employee's nose and made off with guns and jewelry, police said Sunday.