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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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Father Chases Hit-and-Run Driver After Violent Crash

Father Chases Hit-and-Run Driver After Violent Crash

A father of two flagged down a passing motorist and tried to chase down the hit-and-run driver who crashed into his family's sedan Monday night, injuring his two children.

Possible Child Predator Warning in Keller

Possible Child Predator Warning in Keller

Several neighborhoods around Keller are on alert after reports a stranger offered a young boy a ride in a pickup truck. It happened Friday around Willis Lane Elementary not far from past reported...

Dallas Firefighter Widow Still Seeking Closure, Changes

Dallas Firefighter Widow Still Seeking Closure, Changes

Seven months after Dallas firefighter Scott Tanksley was killed after falling from an icy overpass while helping a stranded driver, his widow is still waiting for the fatality investigation report.

Police: Texas Soldier Beat Daughter to Death

Police: Texas Soldier Beat Daughter to Death

A Fort Bliss soldier was charged with capital murder after he fatally beat his 2-year-old daughter with a belt because she soiled her diaper, according to West Texas police.

7 Books Banned by Highland Park ISD After Parental Protest

7 Books Banned by Highland Park ISD After Parental Protest

Students in Highland Park can no longer read seven specific books -- at least not at school.

Texas City Adopts Stricter Tattoo Policy for Employees

Texas City Adopts Stricter Tattoo Policy for Employees

A San Antonio-area city has banned visible tattoos for municipal employees at work four months after an off-duty officer was killed outside his tattoo parlor.