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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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Racial Messages Spray Painted on Chicago's South Side

Racial Messages Spray Painted on Chicago's South Side

Police are searching for suspects in connection with a series of vandalism incidents involving racially-charged messages spray painted on cars and garages in a neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.

2 Dead, 28 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

2 Dead, 28 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Two people have been killed and at least 28 others wounded in weekend Chicago shootings on the last weekend of summer.

2 Charged in Alleged Tow Truck Scam

2 Charged in Alleged Tow Truck Scam

A Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation worker and his relative were charged in an alleged tow truck scam where they towed vehicles and charged car owners to get their cars back.

Man Charged With DUI After Flagging Down Officer to Say "Hello"

Man Charged With DUI After Flagging Down Officer to Say "Hello"

A Chicago man who flagged down a police officer to say “hello” while driving in west suburban Riverside was later charged with DUI.

White House Intruder With Knife Is Iraq War Vet

White House Intruder With Knife Is Iraq War Vet

The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said

Cupich Introduced as Next Chicago Archbishop

Cupich Introduced as Next Chicago Archbishop

Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington, the next Chicago Archbishop.