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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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472 Bay Area Bridges: "Structurally Deficient"

472 Bay Area Bridges: "Structurally Deficient"

NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit breaks down the bridge inspection data from the Department of Transportation and uncovers hundreds of well-used overpasses in need of major repairs.

Concerns Over Airbnb Rentals Turning Into Party Pads

Concerns Over Airbnb Rentals Turning Into Party Pads

The Los Altos City Council in its next meeting plans to address reports of Airbnb rental homes turning into large party pads and disrupting neighborhoods.

Antioch Fire Caused By Sparks From Welding Torch

Antioch Fire Caused By Sparks From Welding Torch

A fire started in an auto repair garage in Antioch Friday evening when sparks from a welding torch hit gasoline on the floor, according to Contra Costa County fire officials.

Lawsuit Against SFPD Over Fatal Shooting

Lawsuit Against SFPD Over Fatal Shooting

The family of a young Guatemalan man shot and killed by San Francisco police is filing a federal lawsuit and asking the Department of Justice to investigate the shooting.

Santa Clara Valley Water District Says Residents Conserving Less

Santa Clara Valley Water District Says Residents Conserving Less

The boost South Bay reservoirs got earlier this year has dried up. And, apparently, so did some of the public's drive to conserve. Robert Handa reports.

Retired SJPD Officers Still Fighting Crime

Retired SJPD Officers Still Fighting Crime

Former San Jose police officers are still fighting crime in retirement. It took the hard work of many people at the homicide unit and FBI to track down the murder suspect, including help from two former...