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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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Cousin Arrested, Charged in 5-Year-Old's Death

Cousin Arrested, Charged in 5-Year-Old's Death

Dallas police have arrested and charged a family member with capital murder in connection with the death of a young girl whose body was found inside a vacant apartment Sunday afternoon.

Six Killed in Oak Cliff Crash

Six Killed in Oak Cliff Crash

Police say a speeding car slammed into a tree after losing control along a Dallas roadway, killing all six people inside.

Texas Gubernatorial Race Two Months from Vote

Texas Gubernatorial Race Two Months from Vote

With about two months until Election Day, the race to become the next governor of Texas is heating up.

Baylor QB Petty Has 2 Cracked Bones in Back

Baylor QB Petty Has 2 Cracked Bones in Back

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty has two cracked small bones in his back.

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet

Rick Perry Deletes 'Unauthorized' Tweet

A tweet deleted from Gov. Rick Perry's verified account Sunday night includes a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney involved in his indictment on charges of abuse of power.

San Antonio Police Enacts Visible Tattoo Ban

San Antonio Police Enacts Visible Tattoo Ban

Beginning this month, the San Antonio Police Department is banning officers from having visible tattoos.