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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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Man Arrested in Double Homicide; 1st Since 2012

Man Arrested in Double Homicide; 1st Since 2012

Police arrested a man in his late 20s Sunday on suspicion that he shot two men to death in Livermore earlier in the day, police said. This represents the first two homicides in the city since December 2012.

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Man Exposed Himself to 11-Year-Old Girl: Police

Man Exposed Himself to 11-Year-Old Girl: Police

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who they said exposed himself to a young girl as she walked her dog last Sunday.

Parents Pressuring Doctors to Delay Vaccines: Survey

Parents Pressuring Doctors to Delay Vaccines: Survey

Parents are asking doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, according to a new study published in Monday’s Pediatrics.

Dog Attack Leaves Woman Seriously Injured in Pinole

Dog Attack Leaves Woman Seriously Injured in Pinole

A 40-year-old woman was airlifted to the hospital after suffering serious injuries from a dog attack Sunday morning in Pinole, according to fire officials.

Yodeling for Joy: Yahoo! Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Yodeling for Joy: Yahoo! Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Sunnyvale-based Yahoo! Is celebrating its 20th anniversary on Monday, and the employees are yodeling for joy.