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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...

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Vet's Penalty Not Tough Enough, Dog's Owner Says

Vet's Penalty Not Tough Enough, Dog's Owner Says

A Fort Worth veterinarian who admitted to keeping a family's dog alive to use it for blood transfusions instead of euthanizing it has been barred from practicing for five years -- a decision the family...

UTSW to Staff Ebola Treatment Facility in Richardson

UTSW to Staff Ebola Treatment Facility in Richardson

Texas is creating two new biocontainment facilities for treating possible future Ebola patients, one in Richardson and the other in Galveston.

Swarm of Bees Stings 22 Saginaw Students

Swarm of Bees Stings 22 Saginaw Students

NBC 5 is following up on a report that about two dozen students have been stung by a swarm of bees outside of Saginaw's Highland Middle School.

Woman's Body Found in Dallas Creek

Woman's Body Found in Dallas Creek

Dallas police are investigating the death of a Hispanic woman whose body was found in a creek Tuesday morning.

Owner of Dog Cop Shot in Video: "I Couldn't Believe It"

Owner of Dog Cop Shot in Video: "I Couldn't Believe It"

A Cleburne family is demanding justice after just-released video showed a police officer shooting and killing their 6-month-old pit bull Maximus.

Texas Oilman Nelson Bunker Hunt Dies at 88

Texas Oilman Nelson Bunker Hunt Dies at 88

Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who tried to corner the silver market with one of his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster, has died.