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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 02:24 PM PST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

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...

Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 at 01:08 PM PST

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.

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King Tides May Flood Low-Lying Coastal Areas
King Tides May Flood Low-Lying Coastal Areas

King tides over the next two days have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a flood advisory for along Bay Area coastal areas. Around the bay, forecasters say extreme high tides of 7-feet will...

Bay Area Joins Nationwide 2019 Women's March
Bay Area Joins Nationwide 2019 Women's March

Millions of women and their supporters will hit the streets Saturday from the west coast to the east coast. All across the country, the annual Women's March is meant to empower women to vote and run for office....

VIDEO: Police Chase Hit-and-Run Suspect on Highway 101
VIDEO: Police Chase Hit-and-Run Suspect on Highway 101

A police chase was captured on video Saturday afternoon on Highway 101 on the Peninsula. The chase started on the Bay Bridge around 12: 15 p.m. after California High Patrol received several reports of a Toyota...

Democrats Don't Buy Trump's Shutdown-Ending Compromise
Democrats Don't Buy Trump's Shutdown-Ending Compromise

In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange...

PG&E Workers Hailed as Heroes for Saving a Life in Marin Co.
PG&E Workers Hailed as Heroes for Saving a Life in Marin Co.

Two PG&E workers are being hailed as heroes after they reportedly saved at least one life while on the clock Thursday night.

SB Lanes of Hwy. 101 in Corte Madera Reopen Following Crash
SB Lanes of Hwy. 101 in Corte Madera Reopen Following Crash

All southbound lanes on Hwy. 101 in Corte Madera reopened following a vehicle versus cyclist crash that left one dead Saturday afternoon.