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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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Arrest Warrant Reveals Grisly Details of 5-Year-Old's Death

Arrest Warrant Reveals Grisly Details of 5-Year-Old's Death

A warrant of arrest and detention affidavit obtained Tuesday by The Dallas Morning News reveals grisly details about the murder of a 5-year-old girl.

Court Papers Reveal State's Case Against Eric Williams

Court Papers Reveal State's Case Against Eric Williams

Court papers reveal case against man accused of slaying three people in Kaufman County last year.

No Charges After Fetus Found in High School Bathroom

No Charges After Fetus Found in High School Bathroom

The investigation into a fetus found inside a girl's bathroom at a Dallas high school is over, police say.

Hospitals Treat 16 After Bus Crash

Hospitals Treat 16 After Bus Crash

Ellis County officials say 16 were taken to nearby hospitals when a school bus tipped onto its side in Waxahachie Tuesday morning.

1 Dead, 4 Injured in Head-On Collision

1 Dead, 4 Injured in Head-On Collision

The Tarrant County Sheriff’s office says they're investigating a head-on collision that left one person dead and four seriously injured Monday night.

Michael Sam May Sign with Dallas Cowboys: Report

Michael Sam May Sign with Dallas Cowboys: Report

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, is scheduled to undergo a physical exam with the Dallas Cowboys and could join the Cowboys' practice squad, according to NFL.com.