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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 02:24 PM PST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 07:59 AM PST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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...

Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 at 01:08 PM PST

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.

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Investigation: Rats, Roaches in Southern California Restaurants
Investigation: Rats, Roaches in Southern California Restaurants

Joel Grover investigates popular restaurants and uncovers disturbing conditions that will, quite literally, make you sick.

Woman Pleads No-Contest in DUI Crash That Killed 6
Woman Pleads No-Contest in DUI Crash That Killed 6

A woman who killed six people, including her own sister, in a wrong-way crash on a Southern California freeway has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder.

Homeless People Moved to Orange County Hotels Face Uncertainty
Homeless People Moved to Orange County Hotels Face Uncertainty

Homeless people moved from tent encampments at the Santa Ana River Trail to a motel designated by the county as a place to house and provide services to those in need of mental health treatment say they've been...

USA Gymnastics Head Faces Congress on Athlete Sex Abuse
USA Gymnastics Head Faces Congress on Athlete Sex Abuse

The head of USA Gymnastics is going up against Congress on Wednesday in the aftermath of the sexual abuse scandal involving former Dr. Larry Nassar that rocked the organization. President and CEO Kerry Perry...

Congress OKs Bill Rolling Back Key Post-Crisis Bank Rules
Congress OKs Bill Rolling Back Key Post-Crisis Bank Rules

Congress moved to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House voted...

Ominous Message Scrawled on Wall at SoCal High School
Ominous Message Scrawled on Wall at SoCal High School

Extra security and police will patrol Diamond Ranch High School Wednesday after graffiti threatening a school shooting was found the day prior.