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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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Crashes, Spinouts on Icy, Snow-Covered Roads

Crashes, Spinouts on Icy, Snow-Covered Roads

The first of several rounds of freezing, wet weather expected to nag the tri-state area over the next few days, swirled into the region Tuesday afternoon, first pelting the area with snow before quickly changing...

NYPD Auxiliary Officers Rob Deliveryman: Police

NYPD Auxiliary Officers Rob Deliveryman: Police

Two auxiliary police officers robbed a food deliveryman inside an East Harlem apartment building last week, handcuffing him as they stole his cash, wallet and iPhone, police say.

Man Found Hiding in JetBlue Cockpit at JFK

Man Found Hiding in JetBlue Cockpit at JFK

A flight passenger was found hiding inside the cockpit of a JetBlue airplane that landed in New York from the Dominican Republic early Tuesday after everyone else had exited the plane, authorities say.

Man Arrested in 2013 Beating Death of Transgender Woman

Man Arrested in 2013 Beating Death of Transgender Woman

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in the 2013 beating of a transgender woman who was attacked by a group of men in Harlem and died several days later.

What You Need to Know About the Boston Bombing Trial

What You Need to Know About the Boston Bombing Trial

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces a jury on charges that he detonated bombs at the end of the Boston Marathon killing three and injuring others.

Man Stabbed on PATH Train in Manhattan: Officials

Man Stabbed on PATH Train in Manhattan: Officials

A man was stabbed on board a PATH station as it departed the 23rd Street station, authorities say.