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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 04:24 PM CST

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 09:59 AM CST

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 03:09 PM CST

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 10:32 AM CDT

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 03:47 AM CDT

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 09:27 AM CDT

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.

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Search Underway for Dad in Amber Alert Abduction

Search Underway for Dad in Amber Alert Abduction

A 14-month-old girl from South Texas is safe after being abducted and brought to Dallas. Police say the prime suspect is her father who lost custody on Friday.

Suspect Arrested in 22-Year-Old Kaufman Cold Case Murder

Suspect Arrested in 22-Year-Old Kaufman Cold Case Murder

For 22 years the city of Kaufman had only one unsolved murder. On Thursday police arrested Alvaro Iglesias Rodriquez in Wichita, Kansas, and charged him with murder.

High School Football Scores: Sept. 29-Oct. 1

High School Football Scores: Sept. 29-Oct. 1

High school football scores from Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 29-Oct. 1.

Deadly Hurricane Matthew Churns Toward Jamaica, Haiti

Deadly Hurricane Matthew Churns Toward Jamaica, Haiti

Matthew weakened slightly from a Category 5 to a powerful Category 4 hurricane in the Atlantic early Saturdayas it drenched coastal Colombia and roared across the Caribbean on a course that still puts Jamaica...

Iconic I-20 Texas State Symbol Sparks Safety Concerns

Iconic I-20 Texas State Symbol Sparks Safety Concerns

The Texas Department of Transportation regrets allowing the popular Texas state symbol in the I-20 median in far southwest Dallas and refuses to install a rest area there because of safety concerns.

'Affluenza' Teen to Remain Jailed, New Judge Request Denied

'Affluenza' Teen to Remain Jailed, New Judge Request Denied

"Affluenza" teenager Ethan Couch will remain in jail after his request for a new judge was denied Thursday.