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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 first...

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Federal Agents Search Home of Teen Terror Suspect

Federal Agents Search Home of Teen Terror Suspect

Federal agents from the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Taskforce served yet another search warrant at the house of accused terrorist Mohammad Hamza Khan. NBC 5 Investigates obtained exclusive video of the search.

Flash Survey: Worst Sports Loss?

Flash Survey: Worst Sports Loss?

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Terror Attack Survivor Among Victors in $655M Judgment

Terror Attack Survivor Among Victors in $655M Judgment

A suburban woman and her family are among the victors in a $655.5 million judgment against the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority, alleging the groups’ complicity in at least a half...

Trucker Faces Prison for Deadly I-88 Crash After Dozing Off

Trucker Faces Prison for Deadly I-88 Crash After Dozing Off

A judge has found trucker Renato Velasquez guilty of five out of 10 counts brought against him after a fatal, fiery crash on Interstate 88.

Derrick Rose Scheduled For Surgery Friday Morning

Derrick Rose Scheduled For Surgery Friday Morning

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose is set to go into surgery Friday morning to repair a medial meniscus tear in his right knee, the team confirmed Thursday.

Friday's Forecast: Mostly Sunny

Friday's Forecast: Mostly Sunny

Check out the detailed NBC 5 weather forecast.