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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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Curry, Warriors Rout Rockets in Game 3 of Conference Finals
Curry, Warriors Rout Rockets in Game 3 of Conference Finals

The Golden State Warriors came out on a mission and accomplished it with an exclamation point, winning Game 3 in a rout over the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena.

Racers, Revelers Take to SF for 107th Bay to Breakers
Racers, Revelers Take to SF for 107th Bay to Breakers

The famous day of running and revelry once again returned to the streets of San Francisco Sunday morning. Racers of all levels, from the fine-tuned athletes to the costume-wearing average Joes, hit the pavement...

Police Video From North Bay Fires Shows Harrowing Escapes
Police Video From North Bay Fires Shows Harrowing Escapes

Police body-camera footage from last year's wildfires in Northern California's wine country shows officers running door-to-door urging people to flee and rescuing elderly residents of a retirement community...

Mayor Libby Schaaf Meets With Oakland Neighbors
Mayor Libby Schaaf Meets With Oakland Neighbors

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf met with neighbors outside a barbershop Saturday to hear their concerns as part of her mobile mayor program.

As Trump Pressures DOJ, Giuliani Says Probe May End by Sept
As Trump Pressures DOJ, Giuliani Says Probe May End by Sept

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours...

2018 Midterms: A Test Run for Harris 2020 Presidential Bid?
2018 Midterms: A Test Run for Harris 2020 Presidential Bid?

Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump. The leading players -- from established national...