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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 07:59 AM PST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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.

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SJ Council Votes 10-1 For Emergency Fix For Officer Shortage

SJ Council Votes 10-1 For Emergency Fix For Officer Shortage

The San Jose City Council on Tuesday was set to vote on declaring a state of emergency to address the city's severely understaffed police department.

#VeteransForKaepernick: Vets Take to Twitter to Back 49er

#VeteransForKaepernick: Vets Take to Twitter to Back 49er

#VeteransForKaepernick was blowing up on Twitter late Tuesday night, as military veterans from across the country showed their support for 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his decision to protest...

State Bill Inspired by Brock Turner Case Awaits Governor OK

State Bill Inspired by Brock Turner Case Awaits Governor OK

State lawmakers have passed a bill inspired by the Brock Turner sexual assault case, and proponents hope, if signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, it will close a loophole that allowed Turner to get a light sentence.

Police Close Streets Near SJSU Due to Suspicious Device

Police Close Streets Near SJSU Due to Suspicious Device

San Jose police have shut down about four square blocks in the downtown area near San Jose State University in response to a suspicious device Tuesday afternoon

Trump to Make Quick Trip to Mexico Before Immigration Speech

Trump to Make Quick Trip to Mexico Before Immigration Speech

Donald Trump will make a surprise trip to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with the country's president hours before delivering a highly-anticipated speech on immigration. Trump says on Twitter that he looks...

Daly City School Cancels Classes Due to Sewage Problem

Daly City School Cancels Classes Due to Sewage Problem

Hundreds of students in Daly City stayed home from school Tuesday due to a campus plumbing problem.