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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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Thousands Attend Golden Gate Park 4/20 Celebration

Thousands Attend Golden Gate Park 4/20 Celebration

Thousands of people to filled up Golden Gate Park Sunday to celebrate what is still an illegal recreational substance in California: marijuana.

Man, 21, Missing Since Feb. 2013 Possibly Spotted in SF

Man, 21, Missing Since Feb. 2013 Possibly Spotted in SF

The search for a man missing in San Francisco since February 2013 has been re-energized this weekend after a possible sighting of the 21-year-old last week, a search organizer said Sunday morning.

Four Men Stabbed at Popular Downtown San Jose Bar

Four Men Stabbed at Popular Downtown San Jose Bar

A popular new bar and restaurant in downtown San Jose has reopened after it became a crime scene early Sunday morning, as four men in their 20s were stabbed.

Big-Rig Fire Shuts Down Lanes on 101 Near Santa Rosa

Big-Rig Fire Shuts Down Lanes on 101 Near Santa Rosa

All lanes have reopened on northbound U.S. Highway 101 near Santa Rosa Sunday afternoon after a big-rig crashed and started burning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Man Robbed, Pistol Whipped in Menlo Park

Man Robbed, Pistol Whipped in Menlo Park

Neighbors said crime is getting worse in one neighborhood on the Peninsula.

Man Killed, 15-Year-Old Boy Hurt in Fairfield Shooting

Man Killed, 15-Year-Old Boy Hurt in Fairfield Shooting

A 27-year-old Fairfield resident died at a hospital after being hit by gunfire Saturday night, police said.