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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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Ebola Patient Identified; Contacts Isolated

Ebola Patient Identified; Contacts Isolated

Thomas Eric Duncan has been identified as the Ebola patient in Dallas, NBC News' Pete Williams has confirmed.

Hospitals Prepare for Possible Ebola Patients

Hospitals Prepare for Possible Ebola Patients

After the report of a positive Ebola patient in Dallas, hospitals across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex are preparing for possible cases of the virus.

Ebola Worries Could Keep Some Dallas Students Home

Ebola Worries Could Keep Some Dallas Students Home

Some nervous Dallas parents picked up their children early from school Wednesday after learning that five students attended class after possibly being exposed to the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S.

Texas Girl Missing for 12 Years Found in Mexico

Texas Girl Missing for 12 Years Found in Mexico

A Texas girl reported kidnapped 12 years ago has been found in a town outside Mexico City with her mother, who is now facing charges in the U.S., authorities said Wednesday.

TX Boy Choked for Drinking Chocolate Milk: Police

TX Boy Choked for Drinking Chocolate Milk: Police

A Houston woman is being accused of choking her 6-year-old son after she caught him drinking chocolate milk without permission.

Lockdown Lifted at NASJRB in FW

Lockdown Lifted at NASJRB in FW

The lockdown at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth has been lifted.