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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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Police Search for Gunman, Car Hits School

Police Search for Gunman, Car Hits School

San Jose police searched for a possible gunman early Friday morning, and also investigated why a car crashed into an elementary school in an unrelated event six miles away.

12M Calif. Expected to Travel During Holidays: AAA

12M Calif. Expected to Travel During Holidays: AAA

Californians should be hitting the roads, rails, and runways in record numbers this holiday season, all in an effort to strap on their skis or sip egg nog with Uncle Lou.

Large Flares Seen Over Richmond Chevron Refinery

Large Flares Seen Over Richmond Chevron Refinery

Contra Costa fire officials and Chevron said that the large dramatic flames over the Richmond Chevron refinery Thursday that were seen for miles were a result of "normal flaring." But that didn't do much...

Protesters Deliver Petition to SJ Police Chief

Protesters Deliver Petition to SJ Police Chief

About 80 people demonstrated outside the San Jose Police Department Thursday evening to call for the firing of a police officer who wrote contentious comments on Twitter about ongoing national protests...

Suspected Thief Identified on Tinder

Suspected Thief Identified on Tinder

The office of startup Buildzoom, has seen some ugly days. In July, co-founder David Petersen received an unusual call.

CPUC President Says Goodbye at Last Meeting

CPUC President Says Goodbye at Last Meeting

Colleagues compared Michael Peevey to President Franklin Roosevelt and the Pope in their farewell addresses to the longest serving president in CPUC history. Chief Investigative Reporter Tony Kovaleski continues...