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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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'Texas 7' Gang Member Gets Execution Date

'Texas 7' Gang Member Gets Execution Date

One of the infamous "Texas 7" gang of escapees now has an execution date.

FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours

FAA Grounds Flights to Israel for 24 Hours

The airline said it had to divert a 273-passenger flight to France because of reports of a rocket or associated debris near Ben Gurion International Airport. It said it suspended service until further...

Texas Mom Admits to Killing Daughter, Police Say

Texas Mom Admits to Killing Daughter, Police Say

An East Texas woman has been charged in the slaying of her 4-year-old daughter whose beaten body was found in the trunk of a car Monday.

DISD Extends Superintendent Mike Miles Contract

DISD Extends Superintendent Mike Miles Contract

A marathon meeting Monday night ended with the Dallas Independent School District board voting to extend Superintendent Mike Miles' contract.

Man Suspected of Recording Up Skirts: Police

Man Suspected of Recording Up Skirts: Police

Police in North Texas say a man is suspected of recording numerous images up women's skirts without the alleged victims' knowledge.

Perry's Border Plan Stirs Debate

Perry's Border Plan Stirs Debate

National Guard troops will soon patrol for illegal immigrants as part of Gov. Rick Perry's plan to stop the influx of unaccompanied children and the plan is stirring plenty of debate.