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Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 04:09 AM PDT

Jon Stewart Catches Up on IRS Scandal Developments

Jon Stewart Catches Up on IRS Scandal Developments

After a weeklong break, “The Daily Show” was back Monday night, and Jon Stewart was in good spirits.

Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 09:48 PM PDT

Jon Stewart Takes On Peggy Noonan Over IRS Scandal

Jon Stewart Takes On Peggy Noonan Over IRS Scandal

For the past few weeks, the Obama Administration has been standing “crotch deep in the scandal swamp,” said Jon Stewart on Wednesday’s “Daily Show.”

Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 08:06 AM PDT

"SNL" Takes on IRS Scandal in Season Finale

"SNL" Takes on IRS Scandal in Season Finale

With the IRS scandal dominating the news this week, "Saturday Night Live" closed out their 38th season with a political bang.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 10:56 PM PDT

“Daily Show” Wild About Prince Harry

“Daily Show” Wild About Prince Harry

Senior “Daily Show” White House Correspondent John Oliver said, “President Obama picked the wrong Brit.”

Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 04:33 AM PDT

"SNL" Questions Arias and Castro on Benghazi

"SNL" Questions Arias and Castro on Benghazi

The Cleveland kidnapping case and trial of Jodi Arias were big news items this week, as was the ongoing Benghazi hearings. This week's episode of Saturday Night Live found an interesting way of bringing these...

Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 09:50 AM PDT

"SNL" Talks Gun Control, Boston Bombing Tragedy

"SNL" Talks Gun Control, Boston Bombing Tragedy

Updates in the Boston Marathon bombing case and a busy week on Capital Hill made for a politically-charged and news-driven episode of Saturday Night Live.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 08:22 AM PDT

Jon Stewart Talks Jason Collins Coming Out

Jon Stewart Talks Jason Collins Coming Out

“If you follow the world of sports and/or homosexuality, yesterday brought major news in both,” “The Daily Show” host said Tuesday night.

Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 at 06:39 AM PDT

WATCH: "SNL" Spoofs Gun Control

WATCH: "SNL" Spoofs Gun Control

Gun control, rockets in North Korea and the passing of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher made for plenty of material on a politically charged episode of Saturday Night Live this week.

Monday, Apr 8, 2013 at 07:50 AM PDT

"SNL" Riffs on N. Korea, Fired Rutgers Coach

"SNL" Riffs on N. Korea, Fired Rutgers Coach

After Justin Timberlake's much-heralded performance, Saturday Night Live had some big shoes to fill this week. This week' host Melissa McCarthy was aided by a slew of big headlines on Weekend Update and several...

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 04:12 AM PDT

Jon Stewart Cuts into GOP’s “Autopsy,” New Message

Jon Stewart Cuts into GOP’s “Autopsy,” New Message

“The Daily Show” is back! After a two-week break, Jon Stewart and the gang are at it again, and there is a lot to talk about. For instance, the Republican party appears to be facing an identity crisis.

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Driver Arrested After Leading Police on Pursuit Across LA

Driver Arrested After Leading Police on Pursuit Across LA

A nearly three-hour chase of a stolen BMW on Wednesday that began in North Hollywood ended on Pacific Coast Highway north of Malibu when the suspect stopped and surrendered.

Sony Cancels Christmas Release of "The Interview"

Sony Cancels Christmas Release of "The Interview"

Sony Pictures has canceled the Dec. 25 release of "The Interview" after hackers threatened terrorists attacks and the largest multiplex chains in North America pulled the film from its screens. In a statement...

1 Dead, 2 Hospitalized in West LA Shooting

1 Dead, 2 Hospitalized in West LA Shooting

Police were looking for witnesses on Wednesday after a triple-shooting near a high school campus in the West Los Angeles area left one person dead, police said.

San Francisco 49ers Release Ray McDonald

San Francisco 49ers Release Ray McDonald

The San Francisco 49ers announced the release of Ray McDonald following the announcement by San Jose police the defensive end is under investigation for an alleged sexual assault.

Driver Faces Felony DUI in Crash That Hurt Christmas Spectators

Driver Faces Felony DUI in Crash That Hurt Christmas Spectators

A suspected drunken driver cried in a Southern California courtroom Wednesday when he faced felony charges in a crash that hurt more than a dozen bystanders looking at Christmas decorations.

Up to Dozen People Struck by Speeding Car

Up to Dozen People Struck by Speeding Car

One person was fatally struck when a suspected drunken driver slammed into a group of pedestrians leaving a holiday church service in a Southern California beach city, police said.