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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 04:24 PM CST

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Leno Talks 2016 Election, Olympics With McCains on "Tonight Show"

Jay Leno kicked off the final month of “The Tonight Show” before he hands the reins to Jimmy Fallon by having on Sen. John McCain and his daughter, columnist Meghan McCain.

Sunday, Dec 15, 2013 at 09:59 AM CST

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Obama Battles Fake Interpreter, Selfies on "SNL"

Barack Obama's actions at Nelson Mandela's memorial service garnered worldwide headlines this week, from his selfie with the Danish Prime Minister's wife Helle Thorning-Schmidt to his handshake with Cuban...

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...

Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 at 03:08 PM CST

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.

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3 Injured in Massive Condo Complex Fire in Prospect Heights
3 Injured in Massive Condo Complex Fire in Prospect Heights

Emergency crews from multiple fire departments were called to the scene of a large condo complex fire Wednesday in Prospect Heights.

Contreras Makes History at MLB All-Star Game
Contreras Makes History at MLB All-Star Game

The National League may have lost the All-Star Game on Tuesday night, but Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras managed to do something that no player in the history of baseball has ever done.

Chicago Rx Card Can Help Residents Save Big on Meds: City
Chicago Rx Card Can Help Residents Save Big on Meds: City

A pharmacist for 26 years, Edwin Muldrow says one things matters most to his customers.

Meet the Soulful Nuns Who Rock
Meet the Soulful Nuns Who Rock

A group of nuns from Peru are bringing their 'sister act' to Chicago in the form of a rock concert—they’re known as ‘Siervas.’

Out of Hospital, Soccer Team Describes Thai Cave Ordeal
Out of Hospital, Soccer Team Describes Thai Cave Ordeal

Trapped in the recesses of a flooded cave, the 12 boys and their soccer coach were trying to dig their way out when they heard voices in the darkness. Their coach quickly told everyone to be quiet. "We weren't...

Help Fund Teachers' Classroom Projects This Summer
Help Fund Teachers' Classroom Projects This Summer

All too often, kids don’t have the school supplies — pens, paper, notebooks and even tables and chairs — they need to succeed, and teachers struggle to fill the gap. The good news: This summer, it's easier than...