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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 04:24 PM CST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

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...

Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 at 03:08 PM CST

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.

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Home Warranty Company Leaves Couple Without A/C for Months
Home Warranty Company Leaves Couple Without A/C for Months

A Carrollton couple said their home warranty company left them without working A/C for more than two months. The delays became unbearable, so they called NBC 5’s Samantha Chatman for back up.

2 Dead, 1 Injured in Shooting at Distribution Center: PD
2 Dead, 1 Injured in Shooting at Distribution Center: PD

Two people have died and one other person was injured following an early morning shooting at a distribution center in Missouri City, near Houston, police said. The suspected shooter and one male victim are among...

Toddler Killed by His Father in Attack: Police
Toddler Killed by His Father in Attack: Police

A 16-month-old boy is dead after his father reportedly beat or stabbed him Sunday afternoon outside an apartment building, according to Lewisville police.

Dallas Priest Suspended Following Sexual Abuse Investigation
Dallas Priest Suspended Following Sexual Abuse Investigation

A Dallas priest has been suspended following allegations of sexual abuse that were found to be credible, according to the Diocese of Dallas.

Pope on Sex Abuse: 'We Showed No Care for the Little Ones'
Pope on Sex Abuse: 'We Showed No Care for the Little Ones'

Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new revelations in the United States...

JJT: Rico Gathers Running Out of Time to Prove Worth
JJT: Rico Gathers Running Out of Time to Prove Worth

For every great play Gathers makes there are several others that leave the coaching staff and front office shaking its collective head.