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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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Toddler Tumbles Over AAC Railing During Circus

Toddler Tumbles Over AAC Railing During Circus

A toddler is in the hospital after falling over a railing at the American Airlines Center in Dallas Wednesday night during the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus. Officials at the arena said...

Driver Rescued After Power Pole Crashes Onto Car

Driver Rescued After Power Pole Crashes Onto Car

A driver had to be rescued from a car after a power pole and live electrical wires crashed down onto the vehicle Thursday morning in Plano.

DFW Ranks 3rd in U.S. Tourism Destinations

DFW Ranks 3rd in U.S. Tourism Destinations

Believe it or not Dallas-Fort Worth is now considered a Top 5 destination in the United States according to a tourism marketing consultant group.

Perry: America Must End 'Ambivalence' on Israel

Perry: America Must End 'Ambivalence' on Israel

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday criticized an American "policy of calculated ambivalence" toward Israel, a nod toward conservative voters as he considers a second run for president.

Extreme Drought Spreads, Worsens in Parched California

Extreme Drought Spreads, Worsens in Parched California

Exceptional drought conditions expanded this week to include more than half of California, marking a significant increase over just one week for a state in the middle of a third-consecutive dry year. The...

Lightning Suspected in Early-Morning House Fire

Lightning Suspected in Early-Morning House Fire

Lightning is being blamed for an early-morning fire that destroyed a home in Richardson.