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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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48 People Taken off Ebola Watch List at Midnight

48 People Taken off Ebola Watch List at Midnight

Dozens of people will be taken off the Ebola watch list at midnight Monday, a major hurdle in the fight against the spread of Ebola in the U.S.

Vinson "In No Way Careless" Prior to Ebola Diagnosis

Vinson "In No Way Careless" Prior to Ebola Diagnosis

The family of Ebola patient Amber Vinson released a statement Sunday, indicating the Dallas nurse had not been careless in the days preceding her diagnosis.

Duncan's Fiancée: "We Have Lost So Much"

Duncan's Fiancée: "We Have Lost So Much"

The first group of people exposed to Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to die from Ebola in the United States, will no longer be considered at risk for the Ebola virus at midnight on Sunday.

Cruise Ship Docks, Health Care Worker Negative for Ebola

Cruise Ship Docks, Health Care Worker Negative for Ebola

A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who is being monitored for signs of Ebola returned to Galveston, Texas Sunday shortly after 6am ET, The Associated Press reported.

Gifts From Area Nurses Delivered to Presby Staff

Gifts From Area Nurses Delivered to Presby Staff

Health care providers from North Texas sent carloads of gifts to Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas staff Saturday, in an effort to show their support for the embattled nurses. NBC5's Randy Mac reports.

Ebola Patient Contacts Emerge From Monitoring

Ebola Patient Contacts Emerge From Monitoring

The top administrator for Dallas County said Saturday it's a "critical weekend" in the Ebola containment effort.