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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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18 Tornadoes Reported Across North Texas Sunday

18 Tornadoes Reported Across North Texas Sunday

A severe storm system moving across North Texas late Sunday and early Monday has produced numerous damaging tornadoes, according to early reports from the National Weather Service.

Storms Flood Waxahachie Businesses, Homes

Storms Flood Waxahachie Businesses, Homes

Many businesses and homes in Waxahachie deal with flooding following severe storms Sunday night.

Lightning Sparks Church Fire: Euless Firefighters

Lightning Sparks Church Fire: Euless Firefighters

Euless firefighters battle a fire they say they think was sparked by lightning at a church overnight.

TCU Security Guard Arrested for Bathroom Photos

TCU Security Guard Arrested for Bathroom Photos

A campus security guard is in custody for taking inappropriate pictures of a student in a restroom stall, police say.

Mavs Stay Alive with 121-109 Win Over Rockets

Mavs Stay Alive with 121-109 Win Over Rockets

The Dallas Mavericks avoided elimination with a 121-109 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night.

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NBC 5 Forecast: Rainy Weather Lingers

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