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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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Warriors Drop Game 4 in Houston

Warriors Drop Game 4 in Houston

The Golden State Warriors were unable to close out the Houston Rockets, who prevailed with a 128-115 win Monday night in Houston to extend the Western Conference Finals.

McDonald Arrested For Domestic Violence: Police

McDonald Arrested For Domestic Violence: Police

Former San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald has been arrested on misdemeanor domestic violence and child endangerment charges, Santa Clara police said on Monday.

SJ Firefighter Injured in 3-Alarm House Fire

SJ Firefighter Injured in 3-Alarm House Fire

A San Jose firefighter was injured Monday while battling a three-alarm house fire.

Dead Juvenile Gray Whale Washes Up on Sonoma Coast

Dead Juvenile Gray Whale Washes Up on Sonoma Coast

The carcass of a 28-foot juvenile gray whale washed up on the Sonoma Coast Friday night or Saturday morning.

Firefighters Remind Residents to Clear Dry Vegetation

Firefighters Remind Residents to Clear Dry Vegetation

South Bay residents and fire crews are on alert after three big fires erupted in San Jose last week.

Bay Area Actress Helps Boy From African Slum Find His Dream

Bay Area Actress Helps Boy From African Slum Find His Dream

"One chance, one goal." It’s a slogan that wafts through Kibera, the three-square-mile urban slum in the city of Nairobi, Kenya. The adage refers to the very few opportunities in Kibera.