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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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'Can't Buy Me Love' Actress Amanda Peterson Dies at 43

'Can't Buy Me Love' Actress Amanda Peterson Dies at 43

Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy "Can't Buy Me Love," has died. She was 43.

Man Throws Firework Into Cop Car, Torching Cruiser: NYPD

Man Throws Firework Into Cop Car, Torching Cruiser: NYPD

Police are looking for a man they say threw a firework into a marked police car early Sunday in Brooklyn, igniting the inside of the cruiser and causing extensive damage.

Man Accidentally Killed by Gun Friend Kept During Search for Prisoners

Man Accidentally Killed by Gun Friend Kept During Search for Prisoners

An escaped murderer who was shot after three weeks on the run has been moved from a New York hospital to another maximum-security prison.

FSU QB Who Punched Woman Was Provoked: Atty.

FSU QB Who Punched Woman Was Provoked: Atty.

An attorney for the Florida State University freshman quarterback seen on video punching a woman in the face at a bar told NBC News the athlete was fighting back after being provoked.

Terrorizing Cat Attacks People, Pets in NY Town

Terrorizing Cat Attacks People, Pets in NY Town

A sickly feral cat has been terrorizing people and pets in a Rockland County town, attacking unsuspecting residents and small pets, authorities say.

Man Stabs Mother of His Child to Death in NYC Park: Police

Man Stabs Mother of His Child to Death in NYC Park: Police

A 25-year-old Brooklyn man was held without bail Monday after his arraignment on murder and other charges in the death of the mother of his child, who was found with multiple stab wounds in a Bronx park over the...