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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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SFPD Make Arrest in SoMa Body Parts Case

SFPD Make Arrest in SoMa Body Parts Case

San Francisco police early Saturday arrested a man on suspicion of murder in the grisly case of a dismembered body found in a suitcase in a downtown street earlier this week.

Firefighters Battle 4-Alarm Fire in Alamo Square Neighborhood

Firefighters Battle 4-Alarm Fire in Alamo Square Neighborhood

Quick work by roughly 100 firefighters who responded Saturday to a four-alarm fire in San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood prevented the flames from spreading to the entire block, a fire official said.

Radar Beacon That Helps Ships Through Bay Bridge Broken

Radar Beacon That Helps Ships Through Bay Bridge Broken

A radar beacon that helps guide ships through the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is broken, raising concerns about possible ship strikes.

Atty: Video Shows "Suge" Knight Under Attack, $2 Million Bail

Atty: Video Shows "Suge" Knight Under Attack, $2 Million Bail

An attorney for Marion "Suge" Knight says there's video of an incident in which the hip-hop music mogul hit two men with his pickup truck, killing one.

Will Super Bowl 50 Pump Millions of Dollars into the Bay Area?

Will Super Bowl 50 Pump Millions of Dollars into the Bay Area?

We are just a day away from Super Sunday. Next year's Super Bowl will take place at Levi's Stadium and it's expected to pump millions of dollars into the Bay Area economy. But is the economic boost as fruitful...

San Jose Wingstop Prepares for Busy Super Bowl Day

San Jose Wingstop Prepares for Busy Super Bowl Day

Sunday is also the Super Bowl of food service for those who sell chicken wings.