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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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1 to 2 Inches Expected in Wintry Mix

1 to 2 Inches Expected in Wintry Mix

One to two inches of snow are expected to fall in Sunday's winter storm system, leading to wet, slippery conditions.

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Mother, Daughter Charged with Attacking CPS Employee, Student

Mother, Daughter Charged with Attacking CPS Employee, Student

A mother and daughter pair, both named Debbie Wilson, attacked a CPS employee and student with a knife after a relative was disciplined at the school.

"Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks Remembered

"Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks Remembered

Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, who passed away Friday at the age of 83, is remembered by fans across the country and in Wrigleyville.

85,000 Temporary Illinois Driver's Licenses Issued to Illegal Immigrants

85,000 Temporary Illinois Driver's Licenses Issued to Illegal Immigrants

A program that has been in place for a year has allowed more than 85,000 illegal immigrants living in the U.S. to obtain Illinois driver's licenses that are valid for three years and can only be used for...

Andersonville Ranks No. 7 in Redfin's Hottest Neighborhoods for 2015

Andersonville Ranks No. 7 in Redfin's Hottest Neighborhoods for 2015

The North Side neighborhood made real estate website Redfin's top 10 list of hottest neighborhoods in the nation based on home buying trends.