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Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 07:09 AM EDT

Jon Stewart Catches Up on IRS Scandal Developments

Jon Stewart Catches Up on IRS Scandal Developments

After a weeklong break, “The Daily Show” was back Monday night, and Jon Stewart was in good spirits.

Friday, May 24, 2013 at 12:48 AM EDT

Jon Stewart Takes On Peggy Noonan Over IRS Scandal

Jon Stewart Takes On Peggy Noonan Over IRS Scandal

For the past few weeks, the Obama Administration has been standing “crotch deep in the scandal swamp,” said Jon Stewart on Wednesday’s “Daily Show.”

Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 11:06 AM EDT

"SNL" Takes on IRS Scandal in Season Finale

"SNL" Takes on IRS Scandal in Season Finale

With the IRS scandal dominating the news this week, "Saturday Night Live" closed out their 38th season with a political bang.

Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 01:56 AM EDT

“Daily Show” Wild About Prince Harry

“Daily Show” Wild About Prince Harry

Senior “Daily Show” White House Correspondent John Oliver said, “President Obama picked the wrong Brit.”

Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 07:33 AM EDT

"SNL" Questions Arias and Castro on Benghazi

"SNL" Questions Arias and Castro on Benghazi

The Cleveland kidnapping case and trial of Jodi Arias were big news items this week, as was the ongoing Benghazi hearings. This week's episode of Saturday Night Live found an interesting way of bringing...

Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 12:50 PM EDT

"SNL" Talks Gun Control, Boston Bombing Tragedy

"SNL" Talks Gun Control, Boston Bombing Tragedy

Updates in the Boston Marathon bombing case and a busy week on Capital Hill made for a politically-charged and news-driven episode of Saturday Night Live.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:22 AM EDT

Jon Stewart Talks Jason Collins Coming Out

Jon Stewart Talks Jason Collins Coming Out

“If you follow the world of sports and/or homosexuality, yesterday brought major news in both,” “The Daily Show” host said Tuesday night.

Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 at 09:39 AM EDT

WATCH: "SNL" Spoofs Gun Control

WATCH: "SNL" Spoofs Gun Control

Gun control, rockets in North Korea and the passing of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher made for plenty of material on a politically charged episode of Saturday Night Live this week.

Monday, Apr 8, 2013 at 10:50 AM EDT

"SNL" Riffs on N. Korea, Fired Rutgers Coach

"SNL" Riffs on N. Korea, Fired Rutgers Coach

After Justin Timberlake's much-heralded performance, Saturday Night Live had some big shoes to fill this week. This week' host Melissa McCarthy was aided by a slew of big headlines on Weekend Update and several...

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 07:12 AM EDT

Jon Stewart Cuts into GOP’s “Autopsy,” New Message

Jon Stewart Cuts into GOP’s “Autopsy,” New Message

“The Daily Show” is back! After a two-week break, Jon Stewart and the gang are at it again, and there is a lot to talk about. For instance, the Republican party appears to be facing an identity crisis.

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Woman Tried to Snatch Baby in Stroller on NYC Street: Police

Woman Tried to Snatch Baby in Stroller on NYC Street: Police

Police are looking for a woman who allegedly tried to abduct a baby in a stroller as the child's nanny was pushing it down a Chelsea street Thursday afternoon.

Mumps Outbreak at NJ Fraternity House

Mumps Outbreak at NJ Fraternity House

A college campus in northern New Jersey is on alert after eight fraternity brothers were diagnosed with the highly contagious mumps disease.

Police Question Man in Shooting of Teen Boy

Police Question Man in Shooting of Teen Boy

Police say they are questioning a man in connection to a daytime shooting in Brooklyn where a 13-year-old boy waiting for the bus was hit by errant bullets.

K-9 Finds 26 Pounds of Heroin: Police

K-9 Finds 26 Pounds of Heroin: Police

State police have arrested two California men on drug charges after finding more than 26 pounds of heroin in the cab of their tractor-trailer truck.

Cops Seek Suspect in Bodega Clerk Slaying

Cops Seek Suspect in Bodega Clerk Slaying

A 52-year-old worker at a Bushwick bodega was shot to death by a gunman who entered his store early Thursday, authorities say.

Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mr. Met: Book

Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mr. Met: Book

A secret service agent once threatened to shoot Mr. Met if he approached the president during a baseball game at Shea Stadium, according to the man who once worked as the baseball-headed mascot.