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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 U.S.

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 Hillary...

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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Medics Revive DMX After Rapper Is Found Unresponsive in NY

Medics Revive DMX After Rapper Is Found Unresponsive in NY

First responders resuscitated rapper DMX early Tuesday after the erstwhile hip hop star was found unresponsive on the ground next to a car in a hotel parking lot, his attorney says.

Snow, Then Bitter Cold Expected to Slam Tri-State

Snow, Then Bitter Cold Expected to Slam Tri-State

Parts of the tri-state could see 3 inches of snow in the next 24 hours ahead of what Storm Team 4 says could be some of the coldest weather the tri-state has seen this winter.

 Rat Complaints Up 140 Percent in Chinatown

Rat Complaints Up 140 Percent in Chinatown

Eric Lee was surprised when the “check engine” light came on in his brand new Lexus. He was even more surprised when his mechanic told him the cause of the problem: rats had nested in his engine, and eaten...

WATCH NOW: Live Coverage of New Hampshire Primary

WATCH NOW: Live Coverage of New Hampshire Primary

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders looked to emerge from Tuesday's New Hampshire primary with their first victories of the 2016 presidential election, while rivals hoped a state famous for political surprises...

Madonna Badger Embarks on New Mission

Madonna Badger Embarks on New Mission

Following the Christmas Day fire that claimed the lives of her daughters and parents in 2011, Madonna Badger moved to Little Rock, Arkansas, for a year and stayed with a college roommate while undergoing...

'Dada!': Baby Reaches for Dad's Twin in Adorable Video

'Dada!': Baby Reaches for Dad's Twin in Adorable Video

Surely this experiment has played out in households of twin parents everywhere: how does your baby react when he's plopped into your twin's arms?