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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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Bail Bondsmen Arrested in Sweep

Bail Bondsmen Arrested in Sweep

Law enforcement is calling it a historic raid on the bail bonds industry in the Bay Area. So far, 18 bail bondsmen have been arrested and more arrests are expected. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit was first...

Highway 101 in Burlingame Reopened

Highway 101 in Burlingame Reopened

Traffic was snarled on the Peninsula for several hours Saturday after a tractor-trailer struck a power pole overnight, prompting U.S. Highway 101 to be closed in both directions in Burlingame.

Police Investigate Overnight Shooting on I-880 that Injured 3

Police Investigate Overnight Shooting on I-880 that Injured 3

Police are investigating a Friday night shooting on Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland that injured three people.

37 New, Eco-Friendly Muni Buses to be Rolled Out in September

37 New, Eco-Friendly Muni Buses to be Rolled Out in September

Thirty-seven new public buses, anticipated to be more eco-friendly and reliable, will arrive on San Francisco streets in September, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation...

Suspect Charged in Killing of Texas Sheriff's Deputy

Suspect Charged in Killing of Texas Sheriff's Deputy

A 30-year-old man has been charged with capital murder in the "execution-style" shooting of a deputy at a suburban Houston gas station, authorities announced Saturday afternoon, NBC News reported. Shannon

Neighbor Helps Neighbor Finish Roofing Job

Neighbor Helps Neighbor Finish Roofing Job

If you've ever replaced a roof, or simply watched someone do it, then you know can be tiring. It’s even harder for one man, especially an older one. David Perez saw his neighbor having trouble finishing...