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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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Wal-Mart Offers Woman $3,200 After Totaling Her Car

Wal-Mart Offers Woman $3,200 After Totaling Her Car

Wal-Mart's insurance company has offered a settlement to a North Texas grandmother after she took her SUV to Wal-Mart for a routine oil change and returned to find it had been totaled.

Man Who Fell from Hyatt Committed Suicide, Faced Charges

Man Who Fell from Hyatt Committed Suicide, Faced Charges

The 65-year-old man who died at a North Texas hotel Tuesday night faced charges of stealing more than $1.6 million from a teacher's group.

SMU Student Reports Rape in Campus Dorm: Police

SMU Student Reports Rape in Campus Dorm: Police

A Southern Methodist University student reported that she was raped Wednesday night in a campus dormitory, according to SMU police.

Man Charged After Irving Man is Punched, Dies

Man Charged After Irving Man is Punched, Dies

A Maryland man has been charged in the death of a Texas man who fell and hit his head after being assaulted in Washington, D.C.

Kids, Women Among 71 Bodies Found in Truck: Officials

Kids, Women Among 71 Bodies Found in Truck: Officials

The number of migrants found dead in a truck abandoned on the side of a highway in Austria has reached 71, Austrian officials said Friday, NBC News reported. The victims were 59 men, eight women and four...

Man Tries to Lure Schoolgirl to His Car: Police

Man Tries to Lure Schoolgirl to His Car: Police

A 10-year-old North Richland Hills girl says a man tried to lure her to his vehicle as she waited for her school bus Monday morning.