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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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Arlington Man Killed in Salado Crash on I-35

Arlington Man Killed in Salado Crash on I-35

An Arlington man died after a semi collided with a Central Texas overpass late Thursday morning, causing a beam to come crashing down onto vehicles on Interstate 35.

Keller ISD Student Denied "Promposal"

Keller ISD Student Denied "Promposal"

A Keller ISD student is asking the school district to overturn its decision to ban on-campus “promposals,” or public prom invitations from one student to another.

Rash of Car Break-Ins Hits Arlington Neighborhood

Rash of Car Break-Ins Hits Arlington Neighborhood

A recent rash of car break-ins has one central Arlington neighborhood crying out for help. Neighbors hope home surveillance video of the crooks will lead to their arrest.

New Bill Introduced in TX to Stop Recording Police

New Bill Introduced in TX to Stop Recording Police

A committee hearing has been postponed regarding a controversial bill authored by a North Texas State Representative. Rep. Jason Villalba introduced a bill that would make it a misdemeanor to record police...

19 Injured in NYC Building Explosion: FDNY

19 Injured in NYC Building Explosion: FDNY

Construction workers inside a sushi restaurant in the East Village accidentally hit a gas line, causing an explosion that injured 19 people, sparked a massive fire and caused three buildings to collapse,...

Burglar Rips TVs off Oak Cliff Restaurant Walls

Burglar Rips TVs off Oak Cliff Restaurant Walls

Security video captured what appears to be the same man stealing big screen TVs from two Dallas restaurants this week.