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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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Good Samaritans Rescue Man Who Crashed Into Canal

Good Samaritans Rescue Man Who Crashed Into Canal

They were in the right place at the right time. Good Samaritans on Wednesday rushed to save an elderly man who swerved off the road and ended up in a canal in Antioch.

South Bay Water Restrictions Set to Take Effect

South Bay Water Restrictions Set to Take Effect

Starting on June 15, San Jose residents should anticipate some possible changes on their water bill.

Advocates Concerned For McDonald's Alleged Victim

Advocates Concerned For McDonald's Alleged Victim

A Bay Area domestic violence protection group is raising red flags over former San Francisco 49ers lineman Ray McDonald.

Suspect in "Mrs. Doubtfire" Home Fire Pleads Guilty to Arson

Suspect in "Mrs. Doubtfire" Home Fire Pleads Guilty to Arson

A woman charged with setting fire to a house featured in the popular ``Mrs. Doubtfire'' movie has pleaded guilty to arson. In exchange, prosecutors agreed to drop an attempted murder charge stemming from...

Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was indicted on federal charges Thursday for allegedly structuring the withdrawal of nearly one million dollars in cash from banks in a way to avoid reporting...

"God Bless Him:" Hostage Describes "Nice" Suspect

"God Bless Him:" Hostage Describes "Nice" Suspect

Jagdish Bhalla, 75, who was one of two hostages held against his will inside an Arco gas station in Antioch for hours on Wednesday, described the ordeal as pleasant.