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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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New Details Released After Woman Killed by Stray Bullet

New Details Released After Woman Killed by Stray Bullet

Police have released new details in the homicide investigation of a 25-year-old woman killed over the weekend when a stray bullet struck her in the head in the city's Heart of Chicago neighborhood.

Body Found in Search is Missing Suburban Father: Sheriff

Body Found in Search is Missing Suburban Father: Sheriff

A body was found in Chicago's northwest suburbs Wednesday afternoon while authorities searched for a missing father of two who disappeared Monday morning.

'I Missed You Guys': Obama Gives Historic Speech in Illinois

'I Missed You Guys': Obama Gives Historic Speech in Illinois

President Barack Obama arrived in Springfield Wednesday morning prepared to make history, becoming the fourth U.S. president to address the Illinois General Assembly.

Cavallari's Brother Dealt With Paranoia Before Death: Police

Cavallari's Brother Dealt With Paranoia Before Death: Police

The brother-in-law of NFL quarterback Jay Cutler was paranoid about being followed by gang members when he crashed his car in a remote part of Utah and wandered off to his death in frigid temperatures, according...

FBI Surrounds Protesters Occupying Oregon Refuge

FBI Surrounds Protesters Occupying Oregon Refuge

FBI agents have converged on the Oregon wildlife refuge where the last four followers of Ammon and Ryan Bundy remain holed up, the agency confirmed Wednesday night. The FBI's Portland office said it has set...

Stay in Van Gogh's Bedroom for $10

Stay in Van Gogh's Bedroom for $10

Art lovers have a chance to spend one starry night in a replica of Vincent Van Gogh's bedroom for only $10.