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Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 06:38 AM EDT

Colbert Offers Take on Obama-Clinton Lunch Meeting

Colbert Offers Take on Obama-Clinton Lunch Meeting

In light of the barrage of media speculation about what President Barack Obama discussed with former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton over lunch Monday, Stephen Colbert was fed up and said he didn't need those...

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013 at 12:58 PM EDT

Conan O’Brien Takes on Weiner, Filner Sex Scandals

Conan O’Brien Takes on Weiner, Filner Sex Scandals

Conan O’Brien took on sex scandals on both coasts Tuesday with a bit on who was more "pervy," New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner or San Diego Mayor Bob Filner.

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013 at 08:27 AM EDT

Kristin Chenoweth Sings Weiner Sex Scandal Parody

Kristin Chenoweth Sings Weiner Sex Scandal Parody

Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth sang an Anthony Weiner sex scandal parody of the hit song "Popular" from the Tony award-winning musical "Wicked."

Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 at 08:50 AM EDT

"Daily Show" Airs Weiner Text in Robot Voice

"Daily Show" Airs Weiner Text in Robot Voice

"The Daily Show" revealed Wednesday what host John Oliver said no other network news organization aired in their latest Anthony Weiner sexting reports: The x-rated texts that the New York City mayoral candidate...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 at 09:43 AM EDT

WATCH: "Daily Show" Jabs at Queen Over Royal Birth

WATCH: "Daily Show" Jabs at Queen Over Royal Birth

All eyes were on the birth of England's newest royal prince, but "The Daily Show" decided to take some playful aim at the country's 87-year-old monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. In two separate bits from the...

Friday, Jul 19, 2013 at 07:45 AM EDT

Colbert Grills Spitzer Over His Political Ambitions

Colbert Grills Spitzer Over His Political Ambitions

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer continued to make his way around the media circuit Thursday as he mounts a campaign for New York City Comptroller.

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013 at 07:14 AM EDT

"Colbert Report" Addresses DOMA, Voting Rights Act

"Colbert Report" Addresses DOMA, Voting Rights Act

Stephen Colbert's tongue-in-cheek assessment of DOMA ruling gets the audience going.

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 at 12:23 PM EDT

Colbert Returns From Hiatus, Pays Tribute to Mother

Colbert Returns From Hiatus, Pays Tribute to Mother

Stephen Colbert returned to late night on Wednesday after a week-long hiatus due to his mother's death.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 at 11:46 AM EDT

“The Daily Show” with John Oliver Begins

“The Daily Show” with John Oliver Begins

“Welcome to ‘The Daily Show,’ and I am John Oliver. Let’s all just acknowledge for a moment that this is weird."

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 at 12:38 AM EDT

Before 12-Week Break, Jon Stewart Explains Film Project

Before 12-Week Break, Jon Stewart Explains Film Project

Last night was Jon Stewart’s last day as host of “The Daily Show” until Sept. 4 — he’s taking a 12-week break to direct a film — and he dedicated much of the show to telling his viewers how the project...

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Man Busted With 18 Pounds of Pot, Crack at NYC Airport: Cops

Man Busted With 18 Pounds of Pot, Crack at NYC Airport: Cops

A leaky suitcase led to the arrest of a Bronx man who is accused of attempting to board a flight at Laguardia Airport with several pounds of marijuana and a few ounces of crack cocaine in his baggage.

Brooklyn Cocaine Delivery Ring Operated Out of Toyota Prius: DA

Brooklyn Cocaine Delivery Ring Operated Out of Toyota Prius: DA

Police arrested four people who they say allegedly delivered drugs to clients in several tony Brooklyn neighborhoods out of a Toyota Prius.

"Mortified" Law Prof Calls Sending Porn to Students by Mistake "Pretty Trivial"

"Mortified" Law Prof Calls Sending Porn to Students by Mistake "Pretty Trivial"

A Philadelphia law school professor says she was "mortified" when she discovered that she had inadvertently sent students a link to a porn site rather than an article about writing legal briefs earlier...

NJ Woman Among More Than 3,500 Dead in Nepal Earthquake

NJ Woman Among More Than 3,500 Dead in Nepal Earthquake

Marisa Eve Girawong, a physician's assistant from Edison, New Jersey, was among the more than 3,500 people killed in an avalanche at a Mount Everest base camp, according to a mountaineering company.

1 Dead in Williamsburg Shooting; 3 Sought: Police

1 Dead in Williamsburg Shooting; 3 Sought: Police

Police are looking for at least three suspects in a shooting that left one person dead early Monday in Brooklyn.

Officer Injured in Crash on Long Island Expressway: Police

Officer Injured in Crash on Long Island Expressway: Police

An officer was injured in a crash on the Long Island Expressway early Monday morning, according to authorities.