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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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Parched Calif. Sets Mandatory Water Restrictions

Parched Calif. Sets Mandatory Water Restrictions

For the first time in state history, cities and towns across California must implement mandatory restrictions to reduce water use during the fourth consecutive year of drought under an executive order announced...

Video: Taxi Driver Assaulted With Padlock Outside SF BART

Video: Taxi Driver Assaulted With Padlock Outside SF BART

Police are looking for a male suspect who assaulted a taxi driver with a padlock early Tuesday morning outside San Francisco's Civic Center BART station, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday.

2 Flights Return to SFO After Reports of Smoke, Sick Attendant

2 Flights Return to SFO After Reports of Smoke, Sick Attendant

Two flights returned back to San Francisco International Airport shortly after taking off Wednesday, an airport duty manager said

5th San Jose Airport Security Breach in Less Than a Year

5th San Jose Airport Security Breach in Less Than a Year

San Jose police on Wednesday identified the woman they arrested in connection with scaling a fence at Mineta San Jose International Airport , a young woman who turned 20 last week and who her uncle said had just...

Sen. Menendez "Outraged" by Indictment on Corruption Charges

Sen. Menendez "Outraged" by Indictment on Corruption Charges

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey has been indicted on federal corruption charges in connection with an ongoing investigation into his business dealings with a Florida doctor, authorities said Wednesday....

Student Suicides Prompt Palo Alto Schools to Hire More Counselors

Student Suicides Prompt Palo Alto Schools to Hire More Counselors

The Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education will allocate funds to hire more therapists, a decision prompted after seven students have taken their own lives this year.