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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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Woman Killed by Flying Tire on Bishop Ford Freeway

Woman Killed by Flying Tire on Bishop Ford Freeway

Traffic on the freeway was backed up for nearly 10 miles, to Interstate 80.

Man Charged With Murder of Simeon Football Player

Man Charged With Murder of Simeon Football Player

A man has been charged with the shooting death of a Simeon Career Academy sophomore football player who was gunned down two miles from his Chatham home in April.

Smoke Diverts Chicago-Bound Southwest Plane to Columbus

Smoke Diverts Chicago-Bound Southwest Plane to Columbus

A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Chicago's Midway International Airport was diverted to Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday night after the crew received a smoke indication in the forward cargo hold.

Simeon Track Coach Charged With Sexual Assault

Simeon Track Coach Charged With Sexual Assault

A volunteer coach at a South Side Chicago high school faces sexual assault charges for allegedly having inappropriate sexual conduct with two teenage girls.

1,000 StubHub Accounts Hacked in $10M Scam: Officials

1,000 StubHub Accounts Hacked in $10M Scam: Officials

Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller in a $10 million international rip-off scam, officials...

Two Teen Girls Wounded in Drive-By Shooting

Two Teen Girls Wounded in Drive-By Shooting

Teens were sitting on a porch with a group of people about 10:15 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Arthington Street when they were hit.