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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 first...

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92 Arrested in Oakland After Intense Ferguson Protest

92 Arrested in Oakland After Intense Ferguson Protest

For the second morning in a row, Oakland shopkeepers took out the brooms and the wooden boards to clean up after another night of protests following the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri not to indict a...

West Valley College Evacuated After "Credible" Threat

West Valley College Evacuated After "Credible" Threat

The campus of West Valley College in Saratoga was evacuated Wednesday morning after the community college received "a credible threat" to its security.

Gearing Up for Busy Holiday Travel at SFO

Gearing Up for Busy Holiday Travel at SFO

Travelers heading out from SFO on Wednesday are having some troubles getting to their East Coast destinations because of the weather on the other side of the country. Stephanie Chuang reports.

Nearly 200 Arrested at LA Ferguson Protests

Nearly 200 Arrested at LA Ferguson Protests

Almost 100 people were arrested in Los Angeles as protests continued for a second day over the Ferguson grand jury decision.

Sacred Heart Reaches 7,000 Turkey Goal

Sacred Heart Reaches 7,000 Turkey Goal

Sacred Heart Community Services needed more than 5,000 turkeys at the beginning of this week to serve the 7,000 families they had promised to feed on Thanksgiving.

San Jose Councilman Opposes Oil-By-Rail Idea

San Jose Councilman Opposes Oil-By-Rail Idea

Ash Kalra of the San Jose City Council is against shipping crude oil by rail through the Bay Area en route to a refinery.