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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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Rocket Explodes During Test Flight in TX; No Injuries

Rocket Explodes During Test Flight in TX; No Injuries

An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded shortly after launch on a test flight at the company's Central Texas development site.

2 West Nile Cases in Dallas County

2 West Nile Cases in Dallas County

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Plane With Blown Tire Touches Down Safely at Love Field

Plane With Blown Tire Touches Down Safely at Love Field

A Southwest Airlines jet made a safe emergency landing after blowing a tire during takeoff Friday.

Review Faults Fort Worth Police in Racial Incidents

Review Faults Fort Worth Police in Racial Incidents

An outside review of racial complaints by three black Fort Worth officers concludes there has been a hostile work environment within the department.

Former Teacher Sentenced in Deadly Hit & Run Crash

Former Teacher Sentenced in Deadly Hit & Run Crash

Former teacher Tammy Lowe was sentenced Friday to eight years for manslaughter charge, 10 years for failure to stop and render aid charge for killing a child during a hit-and-run crash last January.

Gov. Perry's Team Will Ask Judge to End Case

Gov. Perry's Team Will Ask Judge to End Case

An attorney for Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he will file a motion seeking to stop the criminal case against the possible 2016 presidential candidate.