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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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Injured Heroes, Broken Promises

Injured Heroes, Broken Promises

NBC 5 Investigates has learned hundreds of America's active duty soldiers have complained about harassment, verbal abuse and mistreatment at special Army units designed to help the injured heal.

Earthquake Shakes Irving For 2nd Time This Weekend

Earthquake Shakes Irving For 2nd Time This Weekend

Less than 24 hours after magnitude 3.3 earthquake, a magnitude 2.5 tremblor shakes Irving.

Authorities: 2 Shot, 1 Assaulted at Azle House Party

Authorities: 2 Shot, 1 Assaulted at Azle House Party

Parker County authorities say they're investigating the latest of several incidents at a home in Azle that left two people shot and another assaulted.

DA to Dismiss Ticket in Wreck That Killed Family

DA to Dismiss Ticket in Wreck That Killed Family

A northeast Louisiana prosecutor says he's dismissing the ticket issued to a Texas teenager who apparently fell asleep at the wheel, causing a wreck that killed five members of his family.

Police Charge Homeless Man With Attempted Yacht Theft

Police Charge Homeless Man With Attempted Yacht Theft

Police near Houston say they arrested a homeless man and charged him with trying to steal a yacht and crashing into other boats.

FW Police Seek 2 Suspected in Aggravated Robbery

FW Police Seek 2 Suspected in Aggravated Robbery

Fort Worth police say they need the public's help identifying two people who carried a man suspected of aggravated robbery into a hospital.