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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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Family Asks for Public's Help in Finding Missing Teen

Family Asks for Public's Help in Finding Missing Teen

Family and friends of Pearl Pinson are asking the community to keep looking for the missing North Bay teen.

Two Labradors Euthanized After South Bay Hit-and-Run Crash

Two Labradors Euthanized After South Bay Hit-and-Run Crash

Two leashed Labradors were put down Friday after a hit-and-run crash, which also injured their owner, in Saratoga.

Coroner Identifies Novato Fatal Shooting Victim

Coroner Identifies Novato Fatal Shooting Victim

The Marin County Sheriff’s Department on Friday continued its hunt for a third suspect linked to a double shooting and stabbing that left one Novato High School student dead and another injured earlier in...

Teen Removed From Graduation For Refusing to Remove Kente Cloth

Teen Removed From Graduation For Refusing to Remove Kente Cloth

Police escorted an 18-year-old merit scholar out of his Elk Grove high school graduation Tuesday for refusing to remove his kente cloth, a traditional Ghanaian silk and cotton fabric.

 Missouri Gov. Declares State of Emergency

Missouri Gov. Declares State of Emergency

Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency ahead of expected heavy rains, and warned that levees could be overtopped, NBC News reported. "Areas along the Missouri River and its tributaries in...

South Bay Parents Brace for Possible Norovirus Outbreak

South Bay Parents Brace for Possible Norovirus Outbreak

After a Norovirus scare, parents of students at Willow Glen Elementary School in San Jose have been warned: If your child is sick, keep them home.