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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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Plano Man Sentenced in Fake Disney Park Scheme

Plano Man Sentenced in Fake Disney Park Scheme

A Plano man has been sentenced to 17 and a half years in federal prison for duping investors into investing in a fake Walt Disney theme park and resort project in North Texas.

Lawmakers Agree to Fund Texas Racing Commission

Lawmakers Agree to Fund Texas Racing Commission

Texas legislators have come to an agreement to temporarily fund the state racing commission, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said in a statement Tuesday evening.

Southwest Flight Diverted After Passengers Became Disorderly

Southwest Flight Diverted After Passengers Became Disorderly

Six people face federal charges after the cabin crew and passengers of a Southwest Airlines flight said they behaved in such an aggressive and hostile manner that the flight made an unscheduled landing...

Fort Worth Neighborhood on Edge After Five Burglaries

Fort Worth Neighborhood on Edge After Five Burglaries

A south Fort Worth neighborhood is on edge after several recent burglaries and attempted break-ins.

Manhunt After Veteran Officer Fatally Shot Near Chicago

Manhunt After Veteran Officer Fatally Shot Near Chicago

Police are searching for three armed suspects in far suburban Chicago after an officer was fatally shot in the area, authorities said. The Fox Lake officer who was shot to death Tuesday morning was identified as...

Man Arrested for Deadly Shooting in Crowley

Man Arrested for Deadly Shooting in Crowley

Crowley police say they arrested Justin Lee Wall, 33, for the murder Steven Scott at a home in Crowley.