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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 02:24 PM PST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

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.

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Loma Fire Spreads to 2,865 Acres, Some Evacuations Lifted

Loma Fire Spreads to 2,865 Acres, Some Evacuations Lifted

Santa Cruz County residents were allowed to return to their homes Wednesday as cooler temperatures gave fire crews a much-needed boost in battling the Loma Fire.

Anti-Semitic Fliers Left at BART Trouble Jewish Community

Anti-Semitic Fliers Left at BART Trouble Jewish Community

Jewish community members are rattled and annoyed after finding about a hundred anti-semitic fliers pinned to car windshields at the Lafayette BART Station.

Bay Area Residents Join Drive to Help Cancer-Stricken Father

Bay Area Residents Join Drive to Help Cancer-Stricken Father

A California father of three is battling terminal cancer and now is in dire need of a bone marrow transplant.

Governor Signs DUI Ignition Interlock Bill Into Law

Governor Signs DUI Ignition Interlock Bill Into Law

Drunk driving offenders in California will be required to install an ignition interlock on their vehicles that connects to a breathalyzer under a new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday.

Train Strikes Train Station in Hoboken, NJ

Train Strikes Train Station in Hoboken, NJ

An NJ Transit train crashed into the station in Hoboken at the height of Thursday's morning rush, leaving twisted piles of metal and bricks as concern grew over the possibility of mass casualties and dozens...

Suspect Sketch in Pokemon Go Player's Homicide

Suspect Sketch in Pokemon Go Player's Homicide

Authorities have released a sketch of man believed to be tied to last month's fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man in San Francisco.