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Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 09:59 AM CST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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.

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Waybourn Defeats Anderson in Tarrant Co. Sheriff Runoff

Waybourn Defeats Anderson in Tarrant Co. Sheriff Runoff

Former Dalworthington Gardens Police Chief Bill Waybourn has won Tuesday's Republican runoff for Tarrant County sheriff over incumbent Dee Anderson.

Murder Mystery: Who Killed Fort Worth Grandmother?

Murder Mystery: Who Killed Fort Worth Grandmother?

One month after Maria Cortez was shot to death in a drive-by shooting while she was in bed asleep, her family is desperate to learn who did it and why.

Wimberley Flood Survivor Reflects on Loss and Life

Wimberley Flood Survivor Reflects on Loss and Life

One year after the husband and father watched his family slip away in the Wimberley flash flood, Jonathan McComb spoke with NBC 5's Meredith Land about loss and life.

Former Teacher Gets 60 Years for Sexually Abusing Boys

Former Teacher Gets 60 Years for Sexually Abusing Boys

A former special needs instructor in Mansfield was sentenced Tuesday to 60 years in prison after he admitted sexually abusing young boys and recording the assaults.

Protests Turn Violent Outside Trump Rally in New Mexico

Protests Turn Violent Outside Trump Rally in New Mexico

Republican Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, added to his list of victories Tuesday with a primary win in Washington state. Trump ran unopposed after emerging from a crowded field...

TxDOT Says No Guardrail Needed Despite Bus Driver's Death

TxDOT Says No Guardrail Needed Despite Bus Driver's Death

NBC 5 Investigates found 11 locations where an unprotected bridge post is just a few feet beyond where state and federal guidelines would recommend guardrails. At one of those locations, a DART bus driver died.