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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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Transgender Man Shot and Killed in East Hollywood

Transgender Man Shot and Killed in East Hollywood

A person was shot and killed in East Hollywood early Thursday morning, police said.

Covina Community Grieves Officer Killed in Crash

Covina Community Grieves Officer Killed in Crash

The death of a 28-year-old motorcycle officer has a Southern California community grieving and a police department looking for answers.

Police Sent to Donald Sterling's Home by Wife Shelly

Police Sent to Donald Sterling's Home by Wife Shelly

Beverly Hills police were called to the home of Donald Sterling after his wife Shelly reported a burglary, but found no crime, The Associated Press reported. Instead, officers found Sterling hosting V. Stiviano...

Prison for Woman Who Buried Boyfriend's Body Parts

Prison for Woman Who Buried Boyfriend's Body Parts

A Southern California woman found guilty of stabbing her longtime boyfriend to death, dismembering his body and burying some of the remains in potted plants was sentenced to 26 years to life in prison,...

Shooting Death of Bell Gardens Mayor Stuns Friends, Family

Shooting Death of Bell Gardens Mayor Stuns Friends, Family

The brother of the Bell Gardens mayor shot to death allegedly by his wife said on Wednesday he will always love his sister-in-law despite wishing she didn't "take matters into her own hands."

101-Year-Old Man Killed in Hit-and-Run

101-Year-Old Man Killed in Hit-and-Run

A 101-year-old man's life ended in a crosswalk when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver early Wednesday, Los Angeles police said.