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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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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.

SJPD Officer Had Pot in Storage Locker: DA

SJPD Officer Had Pot in Storage Locker: DA

A San Jose police officer has been charged with possessing large amounts of marijuana after it was found in a storage unit he rented out, the Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney Office said Friday.

Missing Teen Hid, Ate Fruit on Campus: Sheriff

Missing Teen Hid, Ate Fruit on Campus: Sheriff

A 17-year-old Cupertino boy who had been missing and returned to his family on Thursday night, hid on his high school campus over the last four days and ate fruit to survive, according to the Santa Clara County...

Bay Area's 150-Year-Old Water Pipe Problem

Bay Area's 150-Year-Old Water Pipe Problem

NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit maps out water pipe breaks and leaks across the Bay Area and shows that some pipes have outlived those who installed them.

Police: Gray Should've Received Medical Care Before Ride

Police: Gray Should've Received Medical Care Before Ride

Baltimore police say Freddie Gray should have received medical care before he was put in a police van. Authorities made the announcement Friday at a news conference. Police also said that Gray should have...

Armed Robbers Steal From SJ Market

Armed Robbers Steal From SJ Market

San Jose police say armed robbers burst into Chavez Supermarket on Thursday night with masked suspectstaking cash and fleeing the scene in a getaway vehicle.