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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.

Monday, Mar 11, 2013 at 09:45 AM EDT

Timberlake Sings "Candle in the Wind" for Chavez

Timberlake Sings "Candle in the Wind" for Chavez

If Saturday Night Live's musical guest and host this week Justin TImberlake doesn't enjoy his time on the show, he's an even better actor than everyone thinks. Timberlake and his mega-watt smile reprised...

Thursday, Mar 7, 2013 at 01:37 AM EST

Stewart Talks Voting Rights Act, Supreme Court

Stewart Talks Voting Rights Act, Supreme Court

Jon Stewart’s guest on last night’s “Daily Show” was Sandra Day O’Connor, so it makes sense that prior to talking to the retired Supreme Court justice Stewart did a segment on an important case now in front...

Sunday, Mar 3, 2013 at 08:00 AM EST

"SNL" Addresses the Sequester

"SNL" Addresses the Sequester

To say President Barack Obama had a rough week on Capital Hill would be an understatement. This week’s episode of Saturday Night Live poked fun at the Commander-In-Chief every chance it could.

Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 12:56 PM EST

Colbert on “The Artist Formerly Known as Pope”

Colbert on “The Artist Formerly Known as Pope”

“As of 8 p.m. Central Vatican Time, we are officially popeless,” Steven Colbert declared at the beginning of his segment on the retirement of Pope Benedict XVI.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 at 06:51 AM EST

Stewart Talks Sequester and “Bucket Lists”

Stewart Talks Sequester and “Bucket Lists”

Jon Stewart and “The Daily Show” team are covering the sequester in a segment they call “Sequester 2013: Prelude to the Return of the Barter System.”

Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 at 06:39 AM EST

Stewart Helps Viewers Digest “Hagel with a Smear”

Stewart Helps Viewers Digest “Hagel with a Smear”

After saying the name “Chuck Hagel” in a funny nasal voice a few times, Jon Stewart got to the point: The nomination of Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense.

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM EST

Thirsty "Rubio" Has Another Drink on "SNL"

Thirsty "Rubio" Has Another Drink on "SNL"

With a nightmare cruise, a papal resignation, President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's thirsty rebuttal, the crew at "Saturday Night Live" had plenty of material...

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2013 at 08:58 PM EST

N.J. Gov. Christie, Letterman Laugh About Fat Jokes

N.J. Gov. Christie, Letterman Laugh About Fat Jokes

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and David Letterman have shared some laughs about the many fat jokes the comedian has made about the lawmaker's ample girth.

Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 10:20 AM EST

WATCH: MLK's Ghost Visits Obama on "SNL"

WATCH: MLK's Ghost Visits Obama on "SNL"

Fresh off this week’s inauguration, Barack Obama got the Saturday Night Live treatment in a politically charged episode filled with superstar cameos.

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Trio Accused of Cutting Holes in 2 Banks, Stealing $5M

Trio Accused of Cutting Holes in 2 Banks, Stealing $5M

Three men under FBI surveillance since 2014 have been accused of boring holes in the roofs of two New York City banks to get inside the vaults, court documents have revealed.

Employee Who Insulted Prince George Investigated

Employee Who Insulted Prince George Investigated

The British Council, which promotes British culture and values worldwide, said Tuesday it has started disciplinary procedures against an employee who went on a social media rant against Prince George.

Man Asks Woman 'You Want to Be Raped or Be Killed?': NYPD

Man Asks Woman 'You Want to Be Raped or Be Killed?': NYPD

A man used a woman's spare key to break into her Brooklyn home Monday night and allegedly asked her "do you want to be killed or be raped" before sexually attacking her, authorities said.

Vandals Cause $100,000 Damage to Toyota Dealership's Cars

Vandals Cause $100,000 Damage to Toyota Dealership's Cars

Two teenagers spray-painted graffiti on more than two dozen cars belonging to a Long Island dealership, causing an estimated $111,000 in damage, police said Monday.

DNC Day 1: 'I'm With Her' and Other Top Moments

DNC Day 1: 'I'm With Her' and Other Top Moments

The Clinton campaign's call to unite to defeat Donald Trump ran headlong into angry supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders as the Democrats opened their convention in Philadelphia on Monday to protests inside...

Priceless! Little Leaguer Thinks Dad Forgets His Birthday

Priceless! Little Leaguer Thinks Dad Forgets His Birthday

A Philadelphia little league baseball player was in for a surprise after he thought his dad wasn't getting him a birthday present.