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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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Activists Protest at Union Square on Black Friday

Activists Protest at Union Square on Black Friday

A couple dozen activists with megaphones competed with the sound of carols being sung at the Macy's tree lighting ceremony in San Francisco's Union Square Friday evening.

#Blackout Black Friday Protest Shuts Down BART

#Blackout Black Friday Protest Shuts Down BART

Protesters shut BART down on Friday, hoping to block passage and shopping for four hours - the time 18-year-old Michael Brown's corpse lay in the street in Ferguson after a police officer fatally shot him this...

California's Severe Drought Impacting Quality of Christmas Trees

California's Severe Drought Impacting Quality of Christmas Trees

The day after Thanksgiving generally means the hunt is on for the best Christmas tree. But California's severe drought has some tree farms warning customers that they may not see the quality they have in past...

Palo Alto Detective Sends Photo of Suspect From Her Phone

Palo Alto Detective Sends Photo of Suspect From Her Phone

A Palo Alto police detective texted a photo of a "scantily clad" female suspect to a supervisor for no legitimate law enforcement reason and the supervisor took more than two weeks to report it, a police auditor...

Burger King Owner Finds $100K in Backpack Left in Store

Burger King Owner Finds $100K in Backpack Left in Store

A Burger King owner found a backpack with $100,000 inside. He immediately called police to return it.