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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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BART's Transbay Tube Shutdown Begins at Midnight

BART's Transbay Tube Shutdown Begins at Midnight

BART officials are offering a temporary bus service during the Transbay Tube shutdown this weekend.

Gov. Declares State of Emergency in California to Bolster Wildfire Response

Gov. Declares State of Emergency in California to Bolster Wildfire Response

Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Friday in response to severe wildfires burning across the state, exacerbated by severe drought conditions and extreme weather.

SWAT Team Responds to Home After Woman Shot With Rifle

SWAT Team Responds to Home After Woman Shot With Rifle

A man suspected of shooting one of three women during a domestic violence incident at a Bodega Bay residence Friday morning later was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a Sonoma County sheriff's...

Passengers File New Lawsuit Related to Asiana 214 Crash

Passengers File New Lawsuit Related to Asiana 214 Crash

A new lawsuit involving the crash of Asiana Flight 214 has been filed in Federal Court in San Francisco. The suit targets Boeing, not Asiana, and cites the plane's auto-pilot system.

Hillary and Bill Clinton Earn Nearly $142M Since 2007

Hillary and Bill Clinton Earn Nearly $142M Since 2007

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned nearly $142 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income tax...

Clean Up Begins After a Sacramento County Fire

Clean Up Begins After a Sacramento County Fire

Families have started cleaning up a Sacramento County neighborhood on Friday, after a raging grass fire burned down several homes on Thursday.