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Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 11:45 AM PDT

Late-Night Hosts Use Shutdown for Laughs

Late-Night Hosts Use Shutdown for Laughs

For hosts of late night TV, there is one positive aspect to the current government shutdown over past couple of nights: the jokes. Hosts turned the situation that has left 800,000 U.S.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

"SNL" Premiere Breaks Bad With Obamacare

"SNL" Premiere Breaks Bad With Obamacare

If you've been confused about how the Affordable Care Act works, the presidential press conference that opened the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" at least attempted to quell those concerns.

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 at 04:33 AM PDT

Bill Clinton on Letterman: No Idea About Hillary's 2016 Run

Bill Clinton on Letterman: No Idea About Hillary's 2016 Run

Former President Bill Clinton admitted to David Letterman Monday night that he doesn't know whether his wife, Hilary Clinton, is planning a run for the White House in 2016. Instead, the former president said he...

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013 at 03:56 AM PDT

Jon Stewart Makes Return to "The Daily Show"

Jon Stewart Makes Return to "The Daily Show"

Jon Stewart returned as host of "The Daily Show" after a three-month break to shoot and direct the independent film "Rosewater" in Jordan.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 at 04:14 AM PDT

Rand Paul Defends Disapproval of Health Care Law

Rand Paul Defends Disapproval of Health Care Law

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul was Monday night's guest on "The Daily Show" where he continued his attacks on the Affordable Care Act.

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 at 03:06 AM PDT

Fake Obama Calls Fallon

Fake Obama Calls Fallon

Just after President Barack Obama appeared on "The Tonight Show" and had a candid conversation with Jay Leno on a range of topics, "Late Night" with Jimmy Fallon began with a sketch of a conversation between the...

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 at 07:10 AM PDT

Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to Terror Threat

Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to Terror Threat

President Barack Obama gave an unexpectedly serious and wide-ranging interview to Jay Leno on Tuesday night, weighing in on a terror threat, U.S. tensions with Russia and even his recent lunch with Hillary...

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 at 07:10 AM PDT

Late-Night Comics Rib Democrats More Than Republicans: Study

Late-Night Comics Rib Democrats More Than Republicans: Study

President Barack Obama, the joke's on you.

Friday, Aug 2, 2013 at 04:30 AM PDT

"The Daily Show" Says No to 2016 Presidential Buzz

"The Daily Show" Says No to 2016 Presidential Buzz

Just as "The Daily Show" thought things were quiet on the election front, reports began to surface about potential 2016 presidential contenders. And "The Daily Show" wasn't happy about it as it aired clips...

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 12:00 PM PDT

"Daily Show": Filner Scandal Broke the "Eww-o-Meter"

"Daily Show": Filner Scandal Broke the "Eww-o-Meter"

Interim "Daily Show" host John Oliver said San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's sexual harassment scandal is so "disgusting" it breaks the "Eww-o-Meter."

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Deputies Search for Masked Home Intruders

Deputies Search for Masked Home Intruders

Authorities were searching the streets of East Los Angeles on Wednesday for two intruders who tied up a woman during a home invasion, officials said.

Man Fatally Shot by Police Was Cameroon National

Man Fatally Shot by Police Was Cameroon National

The man fatally shot by Los Angeles police on Skid Row on Sunday was a Cameroon national, according to a just-released statement from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The federal agency didn't...

2 Killed, 5 Hurt in San Bernardino Shootings

2 Killed, 5 Hurt in San Bernardino Shootings

Two men are dead and five people injured after shootings at a nightclub and gas station in San Bernardino early Wednesday.

Five Men in Custody After OIS, Pursuit in Boyle Heights

Five Men in Custody After OIS, Pursuit in Boyle Heights

Five men are in custody after an officer-involved shooting and high-speed chase in Boyle Heights Tuesday night.

"Superbug" Reported at Cedars-Sinai

"Superbug" Reported at Cedars-Sinai

Four people were infected with a drug-resistant bacteria spread by a device used in medical procedures and another 68 are at risk because they were exposed to the same scope, officials with Cedars-Sinai hospital...

Pipe Bomb Threat Investigated at OC Schools

Pipe Bomb Threat Investigated at OC Schools

Students at several Orange County schools are “sheltering in place” while sheriff’s deputies comb the campuses after receiving a phone call reporting pipe bombs may have been placed at the schools Wednesday.