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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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Repeated Misconduct, Lying Led to Deputy's Firing: Documents
Repeated Misconduct, Lying Led to Deputy's Firing: Documents

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department concluded that a former deputy accused in a domestic violence complaint, "refused to accept responsibility for his conduct," and should be terminated.

ACLU Calls for Immediate Ban of Pepper Spray Use
ACLU Calls for Immediate Ban of Pepper Spray Use

The ACLU of Southern California and other groups are calling on the Los Angeles County Probation Department to immediately ban pepper spray amid a spike in its use by officers claiming violence in juvenile...

CVS to Sell CBD Products in 800 Stores in 8 States
CVS to Sell CBD Products in 800 Stores in 8 States

CVS Pharmacy announced Wednesday it will begin selling hemp-derived CBD products in eight states. The national drug store chain will be marketing the topical cannabidiol products, such as creams, sprays and...

US Abruptly Endorses Israel's Golan Sovereignty in Big Shift
US Abruptly Endorses Israel's Golan Sovereignty in Big Shift

President Donald Trump abruptly declared Thursday the U.S. will recognize Israel's sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, a major shift in American policy that gives Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

Man Accused of Plowing Into Gym Over Canceled Membership Charged With Attempted Murder
Man Accused of Plowing Into Gym Over Canceled Membership Charged With Attempted Murder

A Whittier man who allegedly crashed a stolen car into the front of a fitness center in La Mirada that had reportedly canceled his membership was charged Thursday with five felony counts, including attempted...

Caught on Camera: Snake Slithers Behind Reporter
Caught on Camera: Snake Slithers Behind Reporter

KMIR NBC Palm Springs reporter Luzdelia Caballero had a giant rattlesnake photo bomb her report near the Salton Sea on Wednesday.