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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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North Texas Police Chase Tops 100 MPH, Ends in Waco

North Texas Police Chase Tops 100 MPH, Ends in Waco

A high-speed police pursuit began in Rockwall County, traveled into downtown Dallas and then south on Interstate 35 before ending in Waco Thursday evening.

CareFlite Called After Construction Worker Falls

CareFlite Called After Construction Worker Falls

CareFlite has been called to a construction site in The Colony after a worker fell an undetermined number of feet to the ground Friday.

UTD Alum Sentenced for Fake Boob Study Targeting Classmates

UTD Alum Sentenced for Fake Boob Study Targeting Classmates

A University of Texas at Dallas alum is expected to be sentenced Friday for running a breast study scam and threatening to publish a former classmate’s topless pictures if she didn’t send him more explicit...

2 Die in Kaufman County Wrong-Way Crash

2 Die in Kaufman County Wrong-Way Crash

Crandall police say two people were killed in a wrong-way crash on U.S. 175 in Kaufman County just after midnight Friday.

Presidential Contenders Fight for Minority Voters in SC

Presidential Contenders Fight for Minority Voters in SC

Presidential candidates in both parties battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters Friday as the race shifted toward states with more minority voters. Republicans crisscrossed South Carolina...

Man Paid Teens for Sex, Gave Them Drugs, Alcohol: Police

Man Paid Teens for Sex, Gave Them Drugs, Alcohol: Police

A North Texas man has been arrested, accused of four counts of sexual assualt of a child after Keller police say he paid four underage teenage girls for sex and provided them with alcohol and illegal drugs.