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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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Storm Warning Upgrades to Blizzard

Storm Warning Upgrades to Blizzard

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Man Rescued from North Avenue Beach

Man Rescued from North Avenue Beach

A man was pulled out of the water at North Avenue Beach after jumping in the water in a suicide attempt, police said.

Man Fatally Struck by Amtrak Train in Summit

Man Fatally Struck by Amtrak Train in Summit

The death of a man fatally struck by an Amtrak train in Summit Friday morning has been ruled an accident.

Why the Patriots -- or the Seahawks -- Will Win

Why the Patriots -- or the Seahawks -- Will Win

Belichick or Carroll? Brady or Wilson? Blount or Lynch? Take your pick.

Arlington Heights Native to Play Backup Quarterback in Super Bowl

Arlington Heights Native to Play Backup Quarterback in Super Bowl

Jimmy Garappolo, of Arlington Heights, will play backup for New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday.

How to Live Stream the Super Bowl for Free

How to Live Stream the Super Bowl for Free

NBC Sports is offering a free live stream of the Super Bowl available for those with an Internet connection on a computer, tablet, Android or iPhone.