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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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Fearless Tow-Truck Driver Saves Rig From Falling Off PGBT

Fearless Tow-Truck Driver Saves Rig From Falling Off PGBT

Westbound lanes of President George Bush Turnpike remain closed after a flatbed tractor-trailer carrying a horizontal directional drill wrecked on an overpass near Dallas North Tollway Monday.

Northwest HS Replaces 100 1-Star Football Helmets

Northwest HS Replaces 100 1-Star Football Helmets

Northwest High School is replacing 100 helmets after an NBC 5 investigation revealed some freshman and JV players were wearing helmets rated only 1-star in a Virginia Tech study.

Report Questions Security of Airline Food Vendors

Report Questions Security of Airline Food Vendors

A new report is raising serious questions about airline food safety and security, and specifically mentions one catering company at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

University Park Police Release Sketch of Rape Suspect

University Park Police Release Sketch of Rape Suspect

University Park police released a sketch Monday of a rape suspect who reportedly attacked a Southern Methodist University student earlier this month.

NBC 5 Obtains Search Warrant for Dhawan Home

NBC 5 Obtains Search Warrant for Dhawan Home

NBC 5 obtained an affidavit for search warrant for the home of Pallavi and Sumeet Dhawan.

Arlington Councilman Wants Red Light Cameras Out

Arlington Councilman Wants Red Light Cameras Out

Red light traffic cameras in Arlington could be on their way out if one city council member gets his way.