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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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Relatives Jump Off Roof of Burning Home, Family Dog Dies

Relatives Jump Off Roof of Burning Home, Family Dog Dies

Family members jumped off the roof Friday morning after a two-alarm fire ripped through their Milpitas home.

7 Injured After Car Crashes Into Dublin Restaurant

7 Injured After Car Crashes Into Dublin Restaurant

Seven people were transported to the hospital late Thursday after a car crashed into a restaurant in Dublin, officials said.

NYC Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola, Officials Urge Calm

NYC Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola, Officials Urge Calm

A doctor who recently returned from West Africa, where he was on an Ebola assignment for Doctors Without Borders, has tested positive for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital Center after reporting a fever...

Santa Clara School Board Censures Trustee Stampolis

Santa Clara School Board Censures Trustee Stampolis

The Santa Clara Unified School District Board of Education on Thursday approved a resolution to censure trustee Chris Stampolis after parents and teachers have called for his resignation.

CHP Officer Suspected of Forwarding Nude Photos

CHP Officer Suspected of Forwarding Nude Photos

Court documents show a California Highway Patrol officer is suspected of secretly sending nude photos of a DUI suspect from her cellphone to his own phone.

Walruses, Tiger, Dolphin Root on San Francisco Giants

Walruses, Tiger, Dolphin Root on San Francisco Giants

The animals at Six Flags are rooting on the Giants as the team heads into Game 3 of the World Series vs. the Kansas City Royals.