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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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Bear Climbs Tree Near NJ Elementary School

Bear Climbs Tree Near NJ Elementary School

Authorities have secured the area around a northern New Jersey elementary school where a bear climbed about 40 feet up a tree Tuesday morning.

Teen Accused of Climbing NYC Skyscraper to Take Photos: NYPD

Teen Accused of Climbing NYC Skyscraper to Take Photos: NYPD

Police say they’ve accused a 17-year-old boy of climbing an under-construction residential tower that, upon completion, will be one of the city's tallest buildings so he could take photos.

George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin First Wedding Photo

George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin First Wedding Photo

This is the first glimpse inside the star-studded wedding of the Hollywood actor and human rights lawyer in Venice, Italy.

$58,000 in Cocaine Found in Food at JFK: Officials

$58,000 in Cocaine Found in Food at JFK: Officials

A woman faces federal narcotics smuggling charges after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport allegedly found $58,000 worth of cocaine hidden in food she...

Secret Service Head: I Take Responsibility for WH Breach

Secret Service Head: I Take Responsibility for WH Breach

Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday the agency failed in executing its plan to protect the White House when a man with a knife entered...

Marathon Bomb Suspects' Sister Denies Phone Threats: Atty

Marathon Bomb Suspects' Sister Denies Phone Threats: Atty

A sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was led away in handcuffs Tuesday after a brief court appearance on aggravated harassment charges, which her lawyer said were based on "an uncorroborated claim."