Late Night Political Comedy - NBC Bay Area

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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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Oakland Police Detain 6 After Pursuit, Standoff at Home
Oakland Police Detain 6 After Pursuit, Standoff at Home

Oakland police detained six people at a home Sundat night after a pursuit and brief standoff, according to the department.

Dream Destroyed: Family Demands Solutions After Losing $89K
Dream Destroyed: Family Demands Solutions After Losing $89K

As more victims of real estate wire fraud come forward, one couple is turning their loss into a call for solutions -- and demanding accountability from the real estate industry.

Brush Fire Scorches 322 Acres in Hills East of Milpitas
Brush Fire Scorches 322 Acres in Hills East of Milpitas

Firefighters were battling a blaze burning in the hills east of Milpitas Sunday afternoon. The so-called Country Fire ignited near the area of Country Club Drive and N. Park Victoria Drive in Milpitas and has...

Suspect, Victim in Deadly Trader Joe's Shooting, Barricade Identified
Suspect, Victim in Deadly Trader Joe's Shooting, Barricade Identified

Police are working Sunday to determine what prompted a man to shoot his grandmother and wound another woman before he crashed his car and ran into a busy supermarket, where he held dozens of people hostage in a...

2 Dead, Including Gunman, 13 Injured in Toronto Shooting
2 Dead, Including Gunman, 13 Injured in Toronto Shooting

A man shot 14 people, killing one of them, in a lively Toronto neighborhood before dying after an exchange of gunfire with police late Sunday, police said. Police Chief Mark Saunders said the shooting in the...

Former NFL Head Coach Tony Sparano Dies at 56
Former NFL Head Coach Tony Sparano Dies at 56

Tony Sparano, a former NFL head coach and most recently the offensive line coach for the Minnesota Vikings, has died at the age of 56. The team announced Sparano’s sudden death on Sunday morning. A cause of...