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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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Hawks to Play Wild in Second Round of Playoffs

Hawks to Play Wild in Second Round of Playoffs

For the third year in a row, the Chicago Blackhawks will play the Minnesota Wild in the postseason as the teams will play in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Family: Missing Suburban College Student Found

Family: Missing Suburban College Student Found

A 20-year-old west suburban sophomore at the University of Colorado who was missing from his Boulder apartment for more than a week has returned, according to his family.

Wisc. Climber Survives Mount Everest Avalanche

Wisc. Climber Survives Mount Everest Avalanche

Andy Land, 52, of Fond du Lac, was in the Khumbu Icefall region near the base of Mount Everest when the earthquake struck.

Alarm Scares Off Burglars From Michigan Avenue Burberry

Alarm Scares Off Burglars From Michigan Avenue Burberry

A group of burglars abandoned an early Sunday heist at a high-end Magnificent Mile clothing store when they set off an alarm at the downtown shop.

Toews vs. Keith: Blackhawks' First Round MVP?

Toews vs. Keith: Blackhawks' First Round MVP?

The Chicago Blackhawks got some big-time contributions from all over their lineup as they defeated the Nashville Predators, but which player was the team's MVP in the first round?

Illinois Lawmakers Consider Ban on Crib Bumper Pads

Illinois Lawmakers Consider Ban on Crib Bumper Pads

Illinois lawmakers are again considering a ban on crib bumper pads along with a proposal to set state safety standards for the product.