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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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Gay Church Employee Fired Over Engagement

Gay Church Employee Fired Over Engagement

Catholic music director Colin Collette says he never hid his homosexual relationship.

Baseball Board Resigns Over Cop Killer Coach

Baseball Board Resigns Over Cop Killer Coach

Slain cop's son discovers dad's killer coaching youth baseball, pressures board to resign

Flight Attendant's Teen Daughter Charged With Murder

Flight Attendant's Teen Daughter Charged With Murder

The 17-year-old daughter of a United Airlines flight attendant found dead in the trunk of a car in Gary, Indiana, earlier this month has been implicated in her slaying.

Victim's Fiance Describes Fatal Edgewater Crash

Victim's Fiance Describes Fatal Edgewater Crash

The fiance of a pedestrian killed in a crash Wednesday in Edgewater was only feet away from becoming a victim herself.

Woman, 2 Daughters Shot While Trying to Buy Cell Phones

Woman, 2 Daughters Shot While Trying to Buy Cell Phones

Police say men tried to rob family as they sat in a car.

Car Pulled From Barrington Hills Pool

Car Pulled From Barrington Hills Pool

A man, thought to be in his 20s, drove the vehicle into the pool of a home on the 0-100 block of Longmeadow Court at about 4 a.m.