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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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1 Dead, 1 Injured in Helicopter Crash at Hayward Airport
1 Dead, 1 Injured in Helicopter Crash at Hayward Airport

An instructional flight turned deadly when a helicopter crashed Monday at the Hayward Executive Airport, officials said.

Muni Video Shows ‘Whiteout’ That Drivers Say Impairs Vision
Muni Video Shows ‘Whiteout’ That Drivers Say Impairs Vision

An internal Muni video reflects driver concerns that the new fleet’s rear-view camera system can render them blind to hazards, potentially putting public safety at risk.

Oakland City Council to Talk Facial Recognition Ban
Oakland City Council to Talk Facial Recognition Ban

The discussion surrounding the future of facial recognition is expected to continue Tuesday night in Oakland, about two months after San Francisco became the first U.S. city to outlaw the technology.

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Trump Tweets Send Stinging Message to Countless Americans
Trump Tweets Send Stinging Message to Countless Americans

For countless Americans, Trump's words on Sunday sent a stinging message that they are not fully welcome in their own country. His comments echoed painful remarks they have heard throughout their lives. But this...

47-Acre Brush Fire Destroys 2 Buildings in East SJ Foothills
47-Acre Brush Fire Destroys 2 Buildings in East SJ Foothills

A brush fire that ripped through an East San Jose hillside Monday afternoon destroyed a mobile home and cottage, firefighters said.