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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...

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 08:32 AM PDT

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.

Sunday, Oct 6, 2013 at 07:27 AM PDT

SNL: Miley Causes the End of America

SNL: Miley Causes the End of America

"Saturday Night Live's" opening sketch this week predicted a dark future for America.

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 08:02 AM PDT

Colbert Saves Couple's Wedding After Shutdown

Colbert Saves Couple's Wedding After Shutdown

Mike Cassesso and MaiLien Le were supposed to get married this Saturday at the Jefferson Memorial, but the government shutdown put those plans in jeopardy.

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 08:45 AM PDT

Newt Gingrich on "Leno": Shutdown "Not a Crisis"

Newt Gingrich on "Leno": Shutdown "Not a Crisis"

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich appeared on the "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno Wednesday and the topic of discussion was of course the government shutdown. Gingrich said the nation's...

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Life Sentence for Gang Member Who Killed Oakland 3-Year-Old

Life Sentence for Gang Member Who Killed Oakland 3-Year-Old

A convicted gang member was sentenced to life in prison for killing a 3-year-old boy and wounding two alleged gang rivals in a shooting in East Oakland three years ago.

Not Everyone in Silicon Valley Happy to See Pres. Obama

Not Everyone in Silicon Valley Happy to See Pres. Obama

Protesters angered by the Federal Communications Commission’s proposal to put an end to net neutrality rallied near the Silicon Valley mansion where President Barack Obama was attending a fundraising event...

Hillary Clinton Launches Reading Campaign for Oakland's Children

Hillary Clinton Launches Reading Campaign for Oakland's Children

President Barack Obama isn't the only one making news in the Bay Area Wednesday. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was also in the area to announce a new community partnership aimed at bridging...

President Obama in Bay Area for Fundraisers

President Obama in Bay Area for Fundraisers

President Barack Obama is in the Bay Area for a short fundraising visit in the South Bay.

Longtime SF Art Store Faces Tough Search for New Home

Longtime SF Art Store Faces Tough Search for New Home

The Flax Art and Design store, which has been at its Market Street location since 1977, will soon have to find a new home after the store's lease is up at the end of 2015.

Airbnb Renter Turns "Squatter"

Airbnb Renter Turns "Squatter"

California renter law looks favorably on people who stay in a unit for 30 days or more, even if the people are Airbnb guests who refuse to leave.