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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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I-30 Reopens After Fatal Crash near I-35E

I-30 Reopens After Fatal Crash near I-35E

Eastbound Interstate 30 is shut down near Interstate 35E in Dallas after a fatal collision involving a motorcycle and two 18-wheelers, police say.

Man Surrenders After 4-Hour Standoff with Dallas Police

Man Surrenders After 4-Hour Standoff with Dallas Police

Police say a man surrendered peacefully more than four hours after barricading himself in a Dallas apartment during an argument with his girlfriend Tuesday morning.

Man Taking Upskirt Pictures at Burleson Walmart: Police

Man Taking Upskirt Pictures at Burleson Walmart: Police

Burleson Police Department officials ask for the community's help identifying a man accused of taking pictures up women's dresses and skirts without permission.

Child Struck By Vehicle, Injured in Fort Worth

Child Struck By Vehicle, Injured in Fort Worth

Paramedics say a 13-year-old boy is in serious condition after he was hit by a car in Fort Worth Monday evening.

Police Search Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle's Home

Police Search Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle's Home

FBI agents and Indiana State Police are at the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle and have removed electronics from the property. FBI Special agent Wendy Osborne said Tuesday that the FBI was...

Alligator Linked to TX Man's Death Shot, Killed

Alligator Linked to TX Man's Death Shot, Killed

An 11-foot, 400-pound alligator game officials say was shot and killed without a permit has been identified as the beast that killed a late-night swimmer at a Southeast Texas marina.