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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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Couple Robbed After Pulling Over to Let Suspects' Car Pass

Couple Robbed After Pulling Over to Let Suspects' Car Pass

Sheriff's deputies are warning motorists on the Peninsula after two armed suspects robbed a couple Sunday night after the victims pulled their car over to the side of the road along state Highway 1 in...

Latest I-80 Shooting Injures Man Helping Sister Fix Flat Tire

Latest I-80 Shooting Injures Man Helping Sister Fix Flat Tire

Commuters in the East Bay are reeling after the latest in a rash of freeway shootings injured a man who stopped to help his sister fix a flat tire.

Steel Reinforcements on Bay Bridge Tunnel Show Signs of Corroding

Steel Reinforcements on Bay Bridge Tunnel Show Signs of Corroding

The Bay Bridge tunnel through Yerba Buena Island is showing signs of crumbling.

Santa Clara Mayor Announces Retirement Day After SB50

Santa Clara Mayor Announces Retirement Day After SB50

After a string of Super Bowl 50-related events, culminating with Sunday's game at Levi's Stadium, the mayor of Santa Clara announced Monday he would be stepping down from his position. Mayor Jamie Matthews...

Living With Zika Mosquitoes

Living With Zika Mosquitoes

The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other spots where water collects inside the houses...

Bicyclists Push for Safety Improvements at Mount Diablo

Bicyclists Push for Safety Improvements at Mount Diablo

One of the most popular biking destinations in the Bay Area is quickly earning infamy as one of its most dangerous.