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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 Lose on Dylan Floro's Walk-Off Balk
Dodgers Lose on Dylan Floro's Walk-Off Balk

Cameron Maybin scored with one out in the 10th inning when Los Angeles' Dylan Floro was called for a balk, giving the Seattle Mariners a 5-4 win over the Dodgers on Saturday night.

Police Pursuit Ends on 101 Freeway After Cutting Off Motorcycle
Police Pursuit Ends on 101 Freeway After Cutting Off Motorcycle

Police were pursuing a vehicle in the Baldwin Park area on Saturday night at approximately 8:45 p.m.

Police Pursuit of Suspected Stolen Vehicle Ends with Suspect Running on 101 Freeway
Police Pursuit of Suspected Stolen Vehicle Ends with Suspect Running on 101 Freeway

Police were pursuing a vehicle out of the Pacoima area Saturday night, and the pursuit ended with a crash and a suspect running on the 101 Freeway

Trump Warnings Grow From Forgotten Republicans
Trump Warnings Grow From Forgotten Republicans

The ranks of forgotten Republicans are growing. Some were forced out, such as Tim Pawlenty, a former two-term Minnesota governor who lost this week's bid for a political comeback. Some, such as the retiring...

Decomposing Body Discovered in Stevenson Ranch Area
Decomposing Body Discovered in Stevenson Ranch Area

Hikers found a decomposing body in the Stevenson Ranch area Saturday, authorities said.