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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...

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ArrowStream CEO Upgraded to Critical Condition

ArrowStream CEO Upgraded to Critical Condition

According to a profile on Arrowstream.com, LaVoie founded the company, which provides supply chain management solutions for the food service industry, in 2000.

CEO Critically Injured in Downtown High-Rise Shooting

CEO Critically Injured in Downtown High-Rise Shooting

The CEO of a Chicago-based company was critically injured in a shooting Thursday morning at a high-rise building in the city's Financial District downtown, police confirmed. Police said the gunman took his...

Loop Shooter Worked at Company "Virtually Since Its Inception"

Loop Shooter Worked at Company "Virtually Since Its Inception"

A recently demoted executive who police said walked into a downtown Chicago office Thursday morning and shot the company's CEO had been with the business for years.

Beware of Lollapalooza Fake Ticket Scams

Beware of Lollapalooza Fake Ticket Scams

Several ticket seekers victimized by criminals on Craigslist.

Nordstrom Acquires Chicago's Trunk Club

Nordstrom Acquires Chicago's Trunk Club

Chicago startup company Trunk Club is now in the hands of national retailer Nordstrom.

Loop Shooting Places Spotlight on Workplace Safety

Loop Shooting Places Spotlight on Workplace Safety

Security experts say the last thing high rise landlords should do, in the wake of a workplace shooting in Chicago Thursday, is turn their buildings into fortresses as a hedge against violence.