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Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 03:38 AM PDT

Colbert Offers Take on Obama-Clinton Lunch Meeting

Colbert Offers Take on Obama-Clinton Lunch Meeting

In light of the barrage of media speculation about what President Barack Obama discussed with former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton over lunch Monday, Stephen Colbert was fed up and said he didn't need those...

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013 at 09:58 AM PDT

Conan O’Brien Takes on Weiner, Filner Sex Scandals

Conan O’Brien Takes on Weiner, Filner Sex Scandals

Conan O’Brien took on sex scandals on both coasts Tuesday with a bit on who was more "pervy," New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner or San Diego Mayor Bob Filner.

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013 at 05:27 AM PDT

Kristin Chenoweth Sings Weiner Sex Scandal Parody

Kristin Chenoweth Sings Weiner Sex Scandal Parody

Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth sang an Anthony Weiner sex scandal parody of the hit song "Popular" from the Tony award-winning musical "Wicked."

Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 at 05:50 AM PDT

"Daily Show" Airs Weiner Text in Robot Voice

"Daily Show" Airs Weiner Text in Robot Voice

"The Daily Show" revealed Wednesday what host John Oliver said no other network news organization aired in their latest Anthony Weiner sexting reports: The x-rated texts that the New York City mayoral candidate...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 at 06:43 AM PDT

WATCH: "Daily Show" Jabs at Queen Over Royal Birth

WATCH: "Daily Show" Jabs at Queen Over Royal Birth

All eyes were on the birth of England's newest royal prince, but "The Daily Show" decided to take some playful aim at the country's 87-year-old monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. In two separate bits from the...

Friday, Jul 19, 2013 at 04:45 AM PDT

Colbert Grills Spitzer Over His Political Ambitions

Colbert Grills Spitzer Over His Political Ambitions

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer continued to make his way around the media circuit Thursday as he mounts a campaign for New York City Comptroller.

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013 at 04:14 AM PDT

"Colbert Report" Addresses DOMA, Voting Rights Act

"Colbert Report" Addresses DOMA, Voting Rights Act

Stephen Colbert's tongue-in-cheek assessment of DOMA ruling gets the audience going.

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 at 09:23 AM PDT

Colbert Returns From Hiatus, Pays Tribute to Mother

Colbert Returns From Hiatus, Pays Tribute to Mother

Stephen Colbert returned to late night on Wednesday after a week-long hiatus due to his mother's death.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 at 08:46 AM PDT

“The Daily Show” with John Oliver Begins

“The Daily Show” with John Oliver Begins

“Welcome to ‘The Daily Show,’ and I am John Oliver. Let’s all just acknowledge for a moment that this is weird."

Monday, Jun 10, 2013 at 09:38 PM PDT

Before 12-Week Break, Jon Stewart Explains Film Project

Before 12-Week Break, Jon Stewart Explains Film Project

Last night was Jon Stewart’s last day as host of “The Daily Show” until Sept. 4 — he’s taking a 12-week break to direct a film — and he dedicated much of the show to telling his viewers how the project...

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Family Dog Caught in Police Pursuit in South LA

Family Dog Caught in Police Pursuit in South LA

A harrowing 30-minute police chase ended on Wednesday after winding through streets in South LA and drawing out lookiloos who gathered on street corners while the chase went down.

Questionable Claims Investigated at LA County Probation

Questionable Claims Investigated at LA County Probation

Los Angeles County Probation workers spent months away from the job after getting spider bites, tripping in parking lots or falling out of chairs, according to an investigation by NBC4 media partner KPCC...

Red Light Camera Debate Heats Up in Santa Ana

Red Light Camera Debate Heats Up in Santa Ana

The intersection of Pullman Street and East Dyer Road is one of 15 monitored by red light cameras in Santa Ana. Last June, Cynthia Renee was photographed as a red light runner and cited and fined $544

Family of Teen Killed By LAPD Files $75M Lawsuit

Family of Teen Killed By LAPD Files $75M Lawsuit

The mother of Ezell Ford, an unarmed black teenager shot and killed by LAPD officers during an altercation, filed a $75 million wrongful death lawsuit against the department Wednesday, arguing her son’s...

Owner to Restore "Miracle" Jag Stolen Decades Ago

Owner to Restore "Miracle" Jag Stolen Decades Ago

A classic British roadster regarded as one of the most beautiful cars ever made will be returned to its 82-year-old owner near five decades after the vehicle was stolen.

Angels Win American League West Title

Angels Win American League West Title

The Los Angeles Angels won the American League West title with Oakland's loss to Texas.