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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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Dodgers Return Home to Face Yankees
Dodgers Return Home to Face Yankees

Everything you need to know for the Los Angeles Dodgers upcoming six-game homestand with the Toronto Blue Jays, and their highly anticipated matchup with the New York Yankees.

'Downtown is a Hellscape.' Business Grapples With Homeless
'Downtown is a Hellscape.' Business Grapples With Homeless

One downtown Los Angeles business employee said a homeless encampment is taking over the area, and despite his pleas for help from the city, he isn't getting through to anyone.

LA Opera Names Lawyer to Lead Investigation of Placido Domingo Sexual Harassment Allegations
LA Opera Names Lawyer to Lead Investigation of Placido Domingo Sexual Harassment Allegations

Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a "thorough and independent investigation" into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company's general director.

City Council Committee Looking Into Hiring Homeless for City Cleanups
City Council Committee Looking Into Hiring Homeless for City Cleanups

A Los Angeles City Council committee Tuesday requested a report on what resources would be needed to create a pilot program that would hire homeless people for cleanup efforts around the city.

White House Insists 'Fundamentals' of Economy Are Strong
White House Insists 'Fundamentals' of Economy Are Strong

The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President...

Activists Voice Anger Over Police Shooting of Homeless Man
Activists Voice Anger Over Police Shooting of Homeless Man

A group of activists voiced anger during Tuesday's Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners meeting over the non-fatal shooting of a homeless man who officers said was acting aggressive and wielding a glass...