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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...

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Stepping Down

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Stepping Down

A Silicon Valley icon -- Oracle CEO Larry Ellison -- is stepping down, effective immediately, the Redwood Shores company announced on Thursday.

Man Charged with Arson in King Fire: Sheriff

Man Charged with Arson in King Fire: Sheriff

A 37-year-old man has been arrested on an arson charge and is being held on $10 million bail stemming from the King Fire burning in the Sierra foothills - one of the largest wildfires currently burning...

Mother Arrested After Gun Found in Child's Backpack At Library

Mother Arrested After Gun Found in Child's Backpack At Library

Fairfield police arrested a mother on suspicion of child endangerment and elder abuse after a gun was found in her 11-year-old daughter's backpack Monday at a public library in Cordelia.

Enterovirus Reported in San Diego

Enterovirus Reported in San Diego

A rare virus that has sickened dozens of children across the country has been reported in San Diego, health officials confirmed Thursday.

Threatening Tweets By Newark Teacher Weren't Criminal: Police

Threatening Tweets By Newark Teacher Weren't Criminal: Police

Threatening Twitter messages directed at students by a Newark teacher were "inappropriate and unprofessional" but were not criminal, police said Thursday

Deadly Trooper Ambush Suspect Is FBI's Most Wanted

Deadly Trooper Ambush Suspect Is FBI's Most Wanted

The man charged with killing a Pennsylvania state trooper during an ambush has been added to the FBI's 10 most wanted list. Officials describe the suspect, 31-year-old Eric Frein, as a self-taught...