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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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IOSHA Launches Probe Into Indiana Stage Collapse

IOSHA Launches Probe Into Indiana Stage Collapse

The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Monday launched a formal safety investigation into the stage collapse at a suburban Indianapolis high school that injured more than a dozen students....

Weekend Warm-Up In Store for Chicago Area

Weekend Warm-Up In Store for Chicago Area

A much warmer weekend is ahead with highs in the 70s and sunshine to look forward to Friday through Sunday.

Woman Finds Two-Way Mirror in Berwyn Bar Bathroom

Woman Finds Two-Way Mirror in Berwyn Bar Bathroom

Comedian Tamale Sepp was performing a set at a bar in Chicago's west suburbs when she visited the women’s restroom and noticed something strange – a full-length mirror in an odd placement.

Bears Eye Key Positions Heading Into Draft

Bears Eye Key Positions Heading Into Draft

The Chicago Bears will be looking to upgrade a lot of areas on their team at the NFL Draft this week, and one position they could look at as they choose their picks is running back.

7 Officers Hurt in Baltimore Riot Near Freddie Gray Funeral

7 Officers Hurt in Baltimore Riot Near Freddie Gray Funeral

Seven police officers have been injured in clashes in northwest Baltimore after protesters threw rocks, bricks and bottles at the officers on Monday. Earlier in the day, thousands gathered for the funeral of...

Blackhawks Prepare for Wild

Blackhawks Prepare for Wild

The Chicago Blackhawks finished off their first round series this weekend, but they face a stiff test in the Minnesota Wild in round two. We start previewing that series in this edition of Hawks Headlines.