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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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Man Grabs Woman, Threatens Her With Box Cutter on Subway: NYPD

Man Grabs Woman, Threatens Her With Box Cutter on Subway: NYPD

Police are looking for a man they say inappropriately touched a 22-year-old woman on the subway in Brooklyn.

Child, 4, in Critical After Being Hit by Car in Brooklyn: NYPD

Child, 4, in Critical After Being Hit by Car in Brooklyn: NYPD

A 4-year-old is in critical condition after being hit by a car on a Brooklyn street corner, officials said.

GOP Seeks to Avert Trump Third-Party Run

GOP Seeks to Avert Trump Third-Party Run

Seeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid under any circumstances.

NYC Public Housing Building Tests Positive for Legionella

NYC Public Housing Building Tests Positive for Legionella

A building in a Bronx public housing complex has been identified as a source of a small cluster of a Legionnaires' disease outbreak after Legionella bacteria was found in the hot water distribution system there,...

Man Beaten Outside Restaurant Dies, NYPD Seeks Men in Video

Man Beaten Outside Restaurant Dies, NYPD Seeks Men in Video

The man beaten outside a Brooklyn restaurant last week following an argument with another man has died, and the case is now being investigated as a homicide as police continue to search for the suspect...

Alley Rapist Wore Shirt Over Face, Stalked 2 Others: NYPD

Alley Rapist Wore Shirt Over Face, Stalked 2 Others: NYPD

Police have released a sketch and surveillance video of the suspect in the Brooklyn alley rape of a 19-year-old woman last weekend.