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Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 02:45 PM EDT

Late-Night Hosts Use Shutdown for Laughs

Late-Night Hosts Use Shutdown for Laughs

For hosts of late night TV, there is one positive aspect to the current government shutdown over past couple of nights: the jokes. Hosts turned the situation that has left 800,000

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 04:47 AM EDT

"SNL" Premiere Breaks Bad With Obamacare

"SNL" Premiere Breaks Bad With Obamacare

If you've been confused about how the Affordable Care Act works, the presidential press conference that opened the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" at least attempted to quell those concerns.

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 at 07:33 AM EDT

Bill Clinton on Letterman: No Idea About Hillary's 2016 Run

Bill Clinton on Letterman: No Idea About Hillary's 2016 Run

Former President Bill Clinton admitted to David Letterman Monday night that he doesn't know whether his wife, Hilary Clinton, is planning a run for the White House in 2016. Instead, the former president said he...

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013 at 06:56 AM EDT

Jon Stewart Makes Return to "The Daily Show"

Jon Stewart Makes Return to "The Daily Show"

Jon Stewart returned as host of "The Daily Show" after a three-month break to shoot and direct the independent film "Rosewater" in Jordan.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 at 07:14 AM EDT

Rand Paul Defends Disapproval of Health Care Law

Rand Paul Defends Disapproval of Health Care Law

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul was Monday night's guest on "The Daily Show" where he continued his attacks on the Affordable Care Act.

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 at 06:06 AM EDT

Fake Obama Calls Fallon

Fake Obama Calls Fallon

Just after President Barack Obama appeared on "The Tonight Show" and had a candid conversation with Jay Leno on a range of topics, "Late Night" with Jimmy Fallon began with a sketch of a conversation between the...

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 at 10:10 AM EDT

Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to Terror Threat

Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to Terror Threat

President Barack Obama gave an unexpectedly serious and wide-ranging interview to Jay Leno on Tuesday night, weighing in on a terror threat, U.S. tensions with Russia and even his recent lunch with...

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 at 10:10 AM EDT

Late-Night Comics Rib Democrats More Than Republicans: Study

Late-Night Comics Rib Democrats More Than Republicans: Study

President Barack Obama, the joke's on you.

Friday, Aug 2, 2013 at 07:30 AM EDT

"The Daily Show" Says No to 2016 Presidential Buzz

"The Daily Show" Says No to 2016 Presidential Buzz

Just as "The Daily Show" thought things were quiet on the election front, reports began to surface about potential 2016 presidential contenders. And "The Daily Show" wasn't happy about it as it aired clips...

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 03:00 PM EDT

"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."

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Times Square Elmo Cuffed After Asking for Bigger Tip: NYPD

Times Square Elmo Cuffed After Asking for Bigger Tip: NYPD

Police say they cuffed a woman dressed as Elmo in Times Square for allegedly demanding a bigger tip from a tourist after posing for a picture Tuesday afternoon.

NY Man Charged in Alleged ISIS Support Plot: FBI

NY Man Charged in Alleged ISIS Support Plot: FBI

A Rochester-area man has been charged on terror-related counts after the FBI said he tried to buy guns to support the terror group ISIS and talked about wanting to kill American soldiers in the U.S.

Vikings Reverse Course, Ban Peterson Amid Allegations

Vikings Reverse Course, Ban Peterson Amid Allegations

The Minnesota Vikings reversed course early Wednesday and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission. The move will keep him away from the team while he addresses...

WATCH: Man Pickpockets Woman Sleeping at Subway Station

WATCH: Man Pickpockets Woman Sleeping at Subway Station

Police arrested a thief in the Times Square subway station Tuesday after they tracked him pickpocketing a sleeping woman on their live video monitoring system.

Man Choked, Sexually Assaulted Teen on Street: NYPD

Man Choked, Sexually Assaulted Teen on Street: NYPD

Police are looking for a man they say allegedly threw a 17-year-old girl to the ground and choked her before sexually assaulting her in the Bronx.

Puppy Left in Shopping Bag Clings to Life After Skull Fracture

Puppy Left in Shopping Bag Clings to Life After Skull Fracture

Veterinarians say a badly injured puppy left in a plastic shopping bag has started to respond to voices. But her condition is still critical.