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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 07:59 AM PST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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.

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49ers QB Kaepernick Refuses To Stand During National Anthem

49ers QB Kaepernick Refuses To Stand During National Anthem

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick did not stand for the playing of the national anthem before his team’s preseason game Friday against Green Bay. After the game, he told NFL Media in an exclusive...

Overnight Shooting Marks Walnut Creek's First 2016 Homicide

Overnight Shooting Marks Walnut Creek's First 2016 Homicide

Police in Walnut Creek are investigating an overnight shooting on Saturday that resulted in the city's first homicide of 2016.

SJPD Faces Saturday Staffing Shortages, Clamors for Help

SJPD Faces Saturday Staffing Shortages, Clamors for Help

An understaffed San Jose Police Department is asking any off-duty available officers to sacrifice their time and come into work Saturday.

Better Sleep = Better Grades

Better Sleep = Better Grades

A recent study finds that sleep quality is strongly linked to academic success

10,000th Syrian Refugee to Reach US This Week

10,000th Syrian Refugee to Reach US This Week

The U.S. ambassador to Jordan says Washington will reach its target Monday of taking in 10,000 Syrian war refugees in a yearlong resettlement program. The program emerged as an issue in the U.S.

Paralyzed Football Star Benefiting from Community Fundraiser

Paralyzed Football Star Benefiting from Community Fundraiser

Two months removed from a tragic accident that cost him his ability to move, a Danville teenager is feeling the love from his hometown.