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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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Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola

Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola

Health officials said Thursday a patient who was being tested for Ebola in Sacramento has tested negative for the virus.

Homeowner Fined for Water Conservation Efforts

Homeowner Fined for Water Conservation Efforts

A San Ramon homeowner is up in arms over being punished for her efforts to conserve during California's severe drought.

Military Sexual Assault Bill Becomes Law

Military Sexual Assault Bill Becomes Law

California has just made a major change in the way sexual assault allegations are investigated in the state military department. On Thursday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that requires sexual assault cases to...

Training Commander to Leave San Jose Police

Training Commander to Leave San Jose Police

Lt. Jeremy Bowers, a 20-year veteran who has served as the department's training commander, is leaving San Jose to join the Piedmont Police Department.

CA to Appeal Ruling Tossing Death Penalty

CA to Appeal Ruling Tossing Death Penalty

California's attorney general said Thursday she will appeal a federal court ruling that called the state's death penalty unconstitutional.

Women Make Up Nearly Half of Video Game Players: Report

Women Make Up Nearly Half of Video Game Players: Report

A new report from the Entertainment Software Association shows women now make up nearly half of all video game players, or "gamers."