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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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PG&E Fined $1.4B for Deadly 2010 Gas Line Blast

PG&E Fined $1.4B for Deadly 2010 Gas Line Blast

PG&E was hit with $1.4 billion in penalties by the California Public Utilities Commission Tuesday for safety violations related to the 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.

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Hayward Police Seek Help in Locating Missing 12-Year-Old Boy

Hayward Police Seek Help in Locating Missing 12-Year-Old Boy

Hayward police are seeking the public's help in locating a 12-year-old boy missing since Tuesday afternoon.

Gov. Brown Requests Federal Aid Following Napa Quake

Gov. Brown Requests Federal Aid Following Napa Quake

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday that he will ask President Barack Obama to declare the Napa earthquake a federal disaster.

Harbaugh: "No Tolerance" for Domestic Violence

Harbaugh: "No Tolerance" for Domestic Violence

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh reiterated Tuesday that the team will not tolerate domestic violence.

Golf Course Could Close Due to Drought

Golf Course Could Close Due to Drought

California’s drought is continuing to put the squeeze on many South Bay businesses. One public golf course in San Jose is in danger of shutting down.