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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.

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 old...

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 this...

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.

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Rubberneckers Causing Major GWB Delays After Ugly Crash
Rubberneckers Causing Major GWB Delays After Ugly Crash

A serious crash on the George Washington Bridge that left three people hurt, two critically, is snarling traffic for the Monday-morning commute.

Man, 78, Fights Back Against Two Robbers in NY Deli: Cops
Man, 78, Fights Back Against Two Robbers in NY Deli: Cops

A 78-year-old man fought back before he was beaten and robbed by two men last week at a Brooklyn deli, according to the NYPD.

NYPD Cop Who Fatally Shot Ramarley Graham Quits
NYPD Cop Who Fatally Shot Ramarley Graham Quits

The NYPD officer who fatally shot an unarmed Bronx teen in 2012 has quit the force to avoid being fired after he was found guilty in a disciplinary trial of botching department tactics after the shooting.

April's Calf Increases Activity After a 'Quiet' Spell
April's Calf Increases Activity After a 'Quiet' Spell

It didn't take long for April the giraffe's calf to wake up a bit following what a keeper reported as a "quiet" spell, which led them to wonder if it was the calm before the storm.  Animal Adventure Park said in its Sunday evening Facebook update that a keeper reported the baby's activity has increased in comparison to the morning. "All other development is as previously reported," the Facebook post said. "Appetite is strong and demeanor is good," the zoo live streaming April's pregnancy said. [[417151763, C]] The zoo posted an adorable picture of Oliver catching a smooch while April steals some hay.  The zoo said the staff will spend time Monday trying to expedite the thaw in the yard so animals can get outside.  Watch the live stream below. [[414784803, C]] April was seen taking it slow Sunday, alternating between waddling around her pen and standing still, staring into Oliver's pen.

Demise of Trump's Health Overhaul Opens Door for Democrats
Demise of Trump's Health Overhaul Opens Door for Democrats

President Donald Trump's aides opened the door to working with moderate Democrats on health care and other issues while Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer quickly offered to find common ground with Trump for repairing former President Barack Obama's health care law. Schumer said Sunday that Trump must be willing to drop attempts to repeal his predecessor's signature achievement, warning that Trump was destined to "lose again" on other parts of his agenda if he remained beholden to conservative Republicans. Trump initially focused the blame for the failure on Democrats and predicted a dire future for the current law. But on Sunday he turned his criticism toward conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill.

46 Dogs Rescued from Korean Meat Farm Arrive at JFK
46 Dogs Rescued from Korean Meat Farm Arrive at JFK

Dozens of dogs that were destined for the dinner table now have a second chance at life -- and could soon be begging for your table scraps.