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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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NorCal Wildfires Destroy Homes, Force Evacuations

NorCal Wildfires Destroy Homes, Force Evacuations

A destructive wildfire threatening an entire town in Northern California is one of a dozen major fires burning across that state.

Marine Detectives Find "Graveyard" of Shipwrecks

Marine Detectives Find "Graveyard" of Shipwrecks

A pair of maritime detectives has embarked on an unprecedented two-year mission to uncover possibly hundreds of shipwrecks at the bottom of the sea near the Golden Gate Bridge and the Gulf of the Farallones.

Feds Sue For-Profit College for Predatory Lending

Feds Sue For-Profit College for Predatory Lending

The federal government is suing the parent company of Heald and Everest colleges for what it calls a “predatory lending scheme.”

Two-Alarm Fire at Pallet Business in San Jose

Two-Alarm Fire at Pallet Business in San Jose

Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at a pallet business in San Jose on Monday, which could have been worse because of all the wood nearby.

Airbnb Legalization Effort in SF Stalls

Airbnb Legalization Effort in SF Stalls

Debate and discussion over exactly what to do with Airbnb rentals in San Francisco will continue as proposed rules are stalled.

Military Vets Targeted by Sophisticated Job Scheme

Military Vets Targeted by Sophisticated Job Scheme

Air Force veteran Mark Blum went through weeks of training and face to face interviews for a promising job opportunity, but instead of getting a paycheck, he was left on the brink of