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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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Teens Accused of Killing Man, Shooting Schoolmate in Face

Teens Accused of Killing Man, Shooting Schoolmate in Face

One person is dead and another is injured after a double shooting Saturday afternoon in southwest Irving.

Death of Man in Dallas County Jail Lobby Ruled Homicide

Death of Man in Dallas County Jail Lobby Ruled Homicide

The death of a 48-year-old man in a Dallas County jail lobby after being handcuffed was ruled a homicide Monday, with the cause attributed to factors including drug use, heart problems and the stress from...

NB I-35E Reopens at FM 407 in Lewisville After Crash

NB I-35E Reopens at FM 407 in Lewisville After Crash

The northbound lanes of Interstate 35E have reopened near Farm-to-Market Road 407 in Lewisville Monday afternoon following a crash.

Fort Worth Boy Sentenced for Beating Dog to Death

Fort Worth Boy Sentenced for Beating Dog to Death

The 11-year-old Fort Worth boy who pleaded guilty to beating his neighbor's dog to death was sentenced in a Tarrant County court Monday.

Driver Escapes Dallas Police in High-Speed Chase

Driver Escapes Dallas Police in High-Speed Chase

Dallas police say they're searching for the person who led them on a high-speed chase in a stolen Dodge pickup truck late Sunday night.

600 New Texas Laws Go Into Effect Tuesday

600 New Texas Laws Go Into Effect Tuesday

More than 600 bills become law on Sept. 1, including those ranging from drones and guns at airports to Advanced Placement scores and money for police body cameras.