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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...

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1 Million Fans Expected to Attend World Series Parade

1 Million Fans Expected to Attend World Series Parade

The Giants World Series victory parade will storm San Francisco Friday afternoon along Market Street and at the Civic Center.

Planned Alum Rock BART Station in Limbo

Planned Alum Rock BART Station in Limbo

The Alum Rock neighborhood is scheduled to get a BART station and urban center as part of "Phase 2" in the BART-to-San Jose project, but now the idea is in limbo, and residents are furious.

40 Arrested During Giants Victory Celebrations: Police

40 Arrested During Giants Victory Celebrations: Police

San Francisco police say they made 40 arrests, most for public drunkenness, during the celebrations that followed the Giants World Series victory over the Kansas City Royals.

Trooper Ambush Suspect Eric Frein Captured After Manhunt

Trooper Ambush Suspect Eric Frein Captured After Manhunt

Eric Frein, who became the most wanted man in Pennsylvania when he allegedly gunned down two state troopers in an ambush, has been captured following a nearly two-month manhunt in the woods surrounding...

Doctor Who Returned From Africa Has "Not Hugged Anybody"

Doctor Who Returned From Africa Has "Not Hugged Anybody"

A Stanford doctor who recently treated Ebola patients in West Africa has placed himself in quarantine inside his Redwood City home.

Uber For Kids? Shuddle Ride-Sharing Service Launches in Bay Area

Uber For Kids? Shuddle Ride-Sharing Service Launches in Bay Area

The Bay Area is now hom to a new service like Uber and Lyft -- but for kids.