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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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Apartment Building Collapses in Washington Park

Apartment Building Collapses in Washington Park

An apartment building near 58th Street and Calumet Avenue collapsed Sunday night.

Hansen Hat Trick Pushes Canucks Past Blackhawks 4-1

Hansen Hat Trick Pushes Canucks Past Blackhawks 4-1

The Chicago Blackhawks played their third game in four nights on Sunday, but Jannik Hansen ensured their winning streak would end as his hat trick lifted the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-1 victory.

Bears Beat Bucs 21-13

Bears Beat Bucs 21-13

The Chicago Bears' offense struggled out of the gate, but a 21-point third quarter explosion gave them a 21-13 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday afternoon.

32 Horses Die in Woodstock Stable Fire

32 Horses Die in Woodstock Stable Fire

Only five horses out of 37 survived the blaze at family-owned horse boarding facility Valley View Acres.

Police Warn of Robberies in Lake View

Police Warn of Robberies in Lake View

In two cases, the robbers approached the victims from behind and used force, or threatened to use force, to take a purse and backpack.

Autopsy: Man Who Fell From Streeterville Hotel Committed Suicide

Autopsy: Man Who Fell From Streeterville Hotel Committed Suicide

This is the second incident this year of someone falling to their death from an 18th-floor window at the Double Tree Hotel in Streeterville.