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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, Friends Raise Awareness of Missing Millbrae Man

Family, Friends Raise Awareness of Missing Millbrae Man

Family and friends of a missing Millbrae man gathered late Thursday to raise awareness of his disappearance, which the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office considers suspicious.

Little Enforcement for Dangerous Behavior on Mount Tamalpais

Little Enforcement for Dangerous Behavior on Mount Tamalpais

Mountain bikers on Mount Tamalpais want more access to the Easy Grade trail, but new data shows when there's bad behavior, visitors can't expect much enforcement from California State Parks. Senior Investigative

SF Mayor Speaks With Hunger Strikers, Stands By Police Chief

SF Mayor Speaks With Hunger Strikers, Stands By Police Chief

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee spoke by telephone Thursday with a group of people holding a hunger strike in an effort to force him to fire police Chief Greg Suhr, but the mayor would not comply with their demands.

House Speaker Paul Ryan Declines to Back Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan Declines to Back Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan, the nation's highest-ranking elected Republican, says he's not ready to support Donald Trump as the party's nominee. Ryan's stunning announcement, on CNN Thursday afternoon, came after...

Cupertino Mayor Discusses Controversial Apple Comments

Cupertino Mayor Discusses Controversial Apple Comments

The Mayor of Cupertino is raising some eyebrows after he was quoted as saying Apple “abuses us” and was forcibly escorted off the tech giant’s campus.

Two More Girls Accuse Dental Assistant of Molestation: Police

Two More Girls Accuse Dental Assistant of Molestation: Police

Two more young girls have said they were molested by a dental assistant in Concord, bringing the number of alleged victims to five.