Punchlines ripped from the headlines

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."

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."

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LA Sheriff's Official Resigns Amid Controversial Emails

LA Sheriff's Official Resigns Amid Controversial Emails

Racially-insensitive email jokes have cost a high-ranking Los Angeles County sheriff's official his job, as Tom Angel resigned from his position as the department's chief of staff Sunday.

Thousands Rally in DTLA for May Day March

Thousands Rally in DTLA for May Day March

Thousands of people rallied in the streets of downtown Los Angeles Sunday for annual May Day marches supporting rights for immigrants and improved conditions for workers, while also rallying against what...

Officers Fatally Shoot Man During Domestic Violence Call

Officers Fatally Shoot Man During Domestic Violence Call

A man, allegedly armed with two knives, was killed by police gunfire Saturday night in North Hills, officials said.

Homeland Church Suffers $800K in Damages After Fire

Homeland Church Suffers $800K in Damages After Fire

An investigation is underway after a fire ripped through a church in Homeland Saturday night, officials said.

A Look at Clinton's Promise of a Cabinet Full of Women

A Look at Clinton's Promise of a Cabinet Full of Women

Hillary Clinton last week pledged that, if elected, she would appoint a presidential cabinet in which at least half of the members are women, a move that would profoundly shift the look of the people who govern...

Grandmother Dies, 5 Hurt in Chain-Reaction Crash

Grandmother Dies, 5 Hurt in Chain-Reaction Crash

A grandmother died Saturday after a car jumped a curb in Valley Glen, plowing over her and her granddaughters on the sidewalk, in a horrific chain-reaction crash, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed.