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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.

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 10:02 AM CDT

Colbert Saves Couple's Wedding After Shutdown

Colbert Saves Couple's Wedding After Shutdown

Mike Cassesso and MaiLien Le were supposed to get married this Saturday at the Jefferson Memorial, but the government shutdown put those plans in jeopardy.

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 10:45 AM CDT

Newt Gingrich on "Leno": Shutdown "Not a Crisis"

Newt Gingrich on "Leno": Shutdown "Not a Crisis"

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich appeared on the "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno Wednesday and the topic of discussion was of course the government shutdown. Gingrich said the nation's first...

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Officer Hurt, Suspect Dead in Fort Worth

Officer Hurt, Suspect Dead in Fort Worth

A Fort Worth police officer is injured and a suspect is dead after shots were fired during a welfare check Thursday evening.

Tragic Crashes Raise Questions About Truck Safety

Tragic Crashes Raise Questions About Truck Safety

Tragic crashes raise questions about commercial truck safety. Experts say lack of maintenance may be to blame.

Hourslong Standoff in Mansfield Ends in Arrest

Hourslong Standoff in Mansfield Ends in Arrest

A standoff that lasted much of the day Thursday at a Mansfield apartment has ended with the suspect's arrest just after 7 p.m., police say

Dallas Police Warn of "Jugging" Crime

Dallas Police Warn of "Jugging" Crime

A new crime wave is taking over parts of Dallas and police are specifically warning people who go to the bank.

Exploding Air Bag May Have Killed Texas Man

Exploding Air Bag May Have Killed Texas Man

There apparently has been another death caused by an exploding automobile air bag made by Takata Corp. of Japan.

Plano Police, Parents Discuss Attempted Child Abduction

Plano Police, Parents Discuss Attempted Child Abduction

Plano police are investigating an attempted kidnapping after a 9-year-old boy said a man grabbed him and tried to abduct him after offering him a ride home Thursday.