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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...

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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Man, Woman Dead in San Clemente Murder-Suicide

Man, Woman Dead in San Clemente Murder-Suicide

A shooting that left a man and woman dead inside a San Clemente store on Saturday afternoon was a murder-suicide, sheriff's officials said.

Upland Rallies After Hit-and-Run That Killed Kid

Upland Rallies After Hit-and-Run That Killed Kid

Upland residents marched Saturday to petition for safer streets for students, after an 11-year-old boy was struck and killed walking to school this week.

Two Arrested in Shooting Death of Anaheim Girl

Two Arrested in Shooting Death of Anaheim Girl

Two men were arrested Saturday night in connection with the shooting death of a 9-year-old girl that rocked the Anaheim community on Wednesday.

Woman With Last Name of Crook Arrested for Burglary

Woman With Last Name of Crook Arrested for Burglary

A woman with the last name of Crook was arrested for burglary at a department store in Alhambra Friday night, police said.

Bear Runs Across 210 Freeway in Duarte: CHP

Bear Runs Across 210 Freeway in Duarte: CHP

A bear was spotted running across the lanes of the 210 Freeway in Duarte early Saturday morning, the California Highway Patrol said.

3 Firefighters Hurt While Battling Venice Blaze

3 Firefighters Hurt While Battling Venice Blaze

Three firefighters were injured Saturday as a major emergency structure fire ripped through a Venice storage facility.