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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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Ex-Boyfriend Arrested in Slaying of Mother of Two

Ex-Boyfriend Arrested in Slaying of Mother of Two

A former boyfriend of a 31-year-old Monrovia mother of two whose body was found in her car in June was arrested today on suspicion of murdering her.

Police Fatally Shoot Man During Altercation

Police Fatally Shoot Man During Altercation

Police fatally shot a man who allegedly assaulted one of the officers Thursday night in Van Nuys, according to the LAPD.

Thief Saws Tunnel Through Pet Store Into Bakery

Thief Saws Tunnel Through Pet Store Into Bakery

Business owners were on alert after a robber used a saw to cut a tunnel through a pet store next to a bakery in San Clemente.

SoCal Officer to Get Medal of Valor

SoCal Officer to Get Medal of Valor

A San Bernardino police officer is receiving the medal of valor, the highest award given by Governor Jerry Brown's office.

Kids, Women Among 71 Bodies Found in Truck: Officials

Kids, Women Among 71 Bodies Found in Truck: Officials

The number of migrants found dead in a truck abandoned on the side of a highway in Austria has reached 71, Austrian officials said Friday, NBC News reported. The victims were 59 men, eight women and four...

Burglar Assaults Elderly Woman in Torrance

Burglar Assaults Elderly Woman in Torrance

An elderly woman was assaulted after a man broke into her home early Friday morning in Torrance, police said.