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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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Pier Shooter Should Have Been Deported: ICE

Pier Shooter Should Have Been Deported: ICE

The man accused of gunning down a 32-year-old Pleasanton woman while she was out strolling San Francisco's Embarcadero with her father was in a Bay Area jail four months ago and should have been turned over...

San Francisco Prepares for 4th of July Fireworks Show

San Francisco Prepares for 4th of July Fireworks Show

Fireworks company Pyro Spectaculars by Souza is getting ready at Pier 50 in San Francisco for Saturday night’s show.

Higher Electricity Rates Ahead for Most CA Residents

Higher Electricity Rates Ahead for Most CA Residents

Most residential customers in California will see their electricity bills increase under a new rate structure passed Friday by state regulators.

Fireworks Nixed in California Because of Drought

Fireworks Nixed in California Because of Drought

Fireworks will still splash across the sky in California cities including San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego.

Martins Beach Reopens After Five Years

Martins Beach Reopens After Five Years

Access to a popular stretch of San Mateo County beach that's been off limits to the public since 2010 is open for the summer season.

Pier 14 Shooting Victim ID'd, Suspect Arrested

Pier 14 Shooting Victim ID'd, Suspect Arrested

A 32-year-old woman who was shot and killed on Pier 14 next to the San Francisco Ferry Building in broad daylight on Wednesday has been identified by the medical examiner's office.