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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...

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Senior Fatally Stabs Girlfriend After Wheelchair Fight

Senior Fatally Stabs Girlfriend After Wheelchair Fight

Dallas homicide detectives say a woman was killed by her boyfriend after a fight over the man's electric wheelchair.

U.S. 287 Reopens After Cattle Trailer Crash

U.S. 287 Reopens After Cattle Trailer Crash

A crash involving an overturned cattle truck and trailer shut down a freeway interchange ramp in Fort Worth Wednesday morning.

Explosion in Backyard of Watauga House

Explosion in Backyard of Watauga House

Watauga fire investigators said an explosion in a storage building behind a residence was caused by a compressed gas cylinder that caught fire.

Autistic DISD Student Wanders 10 Miles Away From School

Autistic DISD Student Wanders 10 Miles Away From School

The DISD is investigating after a 15-year-old autistic boy was allowed to wander off campus — only to be found after he walked 10 miles.

Suspicious Package in Irving Was Fake Bomb

Suspicious Package in Irving Was Fake Bomb

Irving police are on the scene of a suspicious package outside the corporate headquarters of Michaels on Ben Branch Drive.

Mosquito Test Positive for WNV in Dallas County

Mosquito Test Positive for WNV in Dallas County

Dallas County health officials confirm that a mosquito has tested positive for carrying West Nile virus.