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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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Hayward Police Arrest Man for Shooting at Cop

Hayward Police Arrest Man for Shooting at Cop

A person who allegedly shot at an officer early Sunday morning in Hayward has been arrested, police said.

2 in Penngrove Murder Chased by Cops, 3rd Suspect Arrested

2 in Penngrove Murder Chased by Cops, 3rd Suspect Arrested

Two suspects in the murder of a Penngrove woman led authorities on a pursuit from Riverside County to Arizona that turned deadly on Saturday, a Sonoma County sheriff's spokeswoman said.

14-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed in East Oakland; No Arrests

14-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed in East Oakland; No Arrests

A 14-year-old boy was killed in a shooting in East Oakland on Saturday evening, a police spokeswoman said.

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.

SF Water Main Break Impacts Muni's J-Church Line

SF Water Main Break Impacts Muni's J-Church Line

Crews from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission are pumping out water from a pipe that broke in the city's Glen Park neighborhood Sunday morning that impacted a San Francisco Municipal Railway...

Warriors Come Back From 26 Down to Beat Celtics

Warriors Come Back From 26 Down to Beat Celtics

Stephen Curry scored 37 points, making four straight free throws to clinch it in the final seconds and the Golden State Warriors erased a 26-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 106-101 on Sunday night.