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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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Whitney Houston's Daughter in Induced Coma

Whitney Houston's Daughter in Induced Coma

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, is in a medically induced coma after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub, relatives told NBC affiliate WXIA.

Snoop Dogg's Super Bowl Focus: Youth Football

Snoop Dogg's Super Bowl Focus: Youth Football

For rapper Snoop Dogg, who for years has sponsored a youth football league with alumni in the NFL, the Super Bowl is a reminder that the next generation of NFL greats need to develop.

Police Break Up Photography Event in Boyle Heights

Police Break Up Photography Event in Boyle Heights

A crowd of several hundred people in Boyle Heights that police originally thought were part of a rave turned out to be a photography group on a Saturday night photo walk.

Body Found in SUV at Irwindale Gas Station

Body Found in SUV at Irwindale Gas Station

Police on Saturday were investigating the discovery of a body inside an SUV parked at an Irwindale gas station.

Police: "Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk"

Police: "Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk"

Dave George is promising free nonalcoholic drinks to designated drivers at his Breakaway Sports Lounge in Santa Ana on Super Bowl Sunday.

Authorities Reviewing Suge Knight Video

Authorities Reviewing Suge Knight Video

Sheriff's investigators Saturday were reviewing a video of an incident in which hip-hop music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight hit two men with his pickup truck, killing one, that may help provide clarity on...