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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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Waxahachie Student Allegedly Made Hit List: School

Waxahachie Student Allegedly Made Hit List: School

Police and school officials are investigating after a Waxahachie High School student allegedly made a hit list that included the names of several fellow classmates.

Carrollton Police: Wrong-Way Driver Causes 4 Wrecks

Carrollton Police: Wrong-Way Driver Causes 4 Wrecks

Carrollton police say they arrested a man who was responsible for four wrecks while driving north on southbound Interstate 35E early Friday morning.

Police: Mansfield Man Squeezed Woman to Death

Police: Mansfield Man Squeezed Woman to Death

Authorities say a Mansfield man is charged with capital murder after sexually assaulting a 67-year-old mental health patient and squeezing her to death.

Woman Plants Gun in Boyfriend's Child's Backpack: Police

Woman Plants Gun in Boyfriend's Child's Backpack: Police

A Houston-area woman must serve three years in prison for putting her boyfriend's gun in his son's backpack to get the child in trouble at school.

1 Pilot Killed, 1 Injured in SpaceShipTwo Crash in Mojave Desert

1 Pilot Killed, 1 Injured in SpaceShipTwo Crash in Mojave Desert

One crew member was killed and another suffered a "major injury" after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane, designed for suborbital commercial flights above the Earth, went down Friday during a...

Man Seen in Video Speaks Out About Christina Morris

Man Seen in Video Speaks Out About Christina Morris

It's been two months since Christina Morris was seen on surveillance video in the parking garage of the Shops at Legacy before she vanished.