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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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Memorial Will Honor a 'Dedicated and Selfless' CHP Officer Killed in Freeway Shootout
Memorial Will Honor a 'Dedicated and Selfless' CHP Officer Killed in Freeway Shootout

Members of law enforcement from across the state are expected at a memorial Tuesday for a slain California Highway Patrol officer remembered as a dedicated public servant and an exemplary member of the CHP.

Welcome Back, Students: It's the First Day of Classes at LA Schools
Welcome Back, Students: It's the First Day of Classes at LA Schools

Hundreds of thousands of Los Angeles Unified School District students will return to class Tuesday, meaning drivers should expect more traffic on the roads and more people on sidewalks as kids walk to and...

Crossing on 101 Freeway to Give Wildlife Room to Roam
Crossing on 101 Freeway to Give Wildlife Room to Roam

Famous for traveling across two freeways and making a huge Los Angeles park his home, the lonesome big cat has become a symbol of the shrinking genetic diversity of wild animals that must remain all but trapped...

LA Internet Rental Scam Suspect Arrested, Police Say
LA Internet Rental Scam Suspect Arrested, Police Say

A suspect who scammed a woman out of money to supposedly rent a place to live was arrested, police said Monday.

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...

Toddler Found Unharmed After Murder-Suicide in Sun Valley
Toddler Found Unharmed After Murder-Suicide in Sun Valley

A 2-year-old girl wearing only a diaper was found unharmed inside a home in Sun Valley where a murder-suicide occurred Monday.