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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 09:59 AM CST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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.

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"Bridge to Nowhere" Raising Questions in Dallas

"Bridge to Nowhere" Raising Questions in Dallas

A multi million dollar pedestrian bridge, and its intricate wheelchair ramp system, in northwest Dallas is facing criticism.

Critical Missing Brothers Return Home: Police

Critical Missing Brothers Return Home: Police

Police in Dallas are searching for two boys who went missing overnight.

Rockwall Council Rejects Proposed Bathroom Ordinance

Rockwall Council Rejects Proposed Bathroom Ordinance

The Rockwall City Council rejected its mayor's proposed "bathroom ordinance" on Monday in front of a standing-room only crowd.

Good Samaritan, a Former Marine, Killed in Shooting

Good Samaritan, a Former Marine, Killed in Shooting

A former Marine who witnessed and tried to intervene during a domestic shooting Monday was fatally shot by an Army soldier accused in the initial altercation, Arlington police say.

Trump Attacks Cruz's Father Over Oswald Photo

Trump Attacks Cruz's Father Over Oswald Photo

Republican Ted Cruz faces a high-stakes test for his slumping presidential campaign in Tuesday's Indiana primary, one of the last opportunities for the Texas senator to halt Donald Trump's stunning march toward...

TRE Fatally Strikes Man in Dallas

TRE Fatally Strikes Man in Dallas

A man walking on rail tracks was fatally struck by a Trinity Railway Express train Monday night in Dallas, DART police said.