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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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North Korea Owes NYC $156,000 for Unpaid Parking Tickets
North Korea Owes NYC $156,000 for Unpaid Parking Tickets

An I-Team investigation found North Korea's diplomatic mission to the United Nations has racked up more than 1,300 unpaid New York City parking tickets going back to the 1990s.

Girl Hit by Foul Ball at Yankee Stadium
Girl Hit by Foul Ball at Yankee Stadium

A young girl was hit by a 105 mph foul ball at Yankee Stadium during Wednesday's game against the Minnesota Twins, renewing calls for Yankee Stadium to explore extending the safety netting.

Legionnaires' Disease Kills 1, Sickens 1 at NYC Apartment
Legionnaires' Disease Kills 1, Sickens 1 at NYC Apartment

An elderly person living at a Queens high-rise died after contracting Legionnaires' disease, city health officials said.

Streetside Pile of Belongings Frustrates Brooklyn Residents
Streetside Pile of Belongings Frustrates Brooklyn Residents

Residents in one Brooklyn neighborhood have been asking the city for help after an apparently homeless woman parked a pile of belongings that has grown to more than two car-lengths long and more than six feet...

A Stunned Puerto Rico Seeks to Rebuild After Hurricane Maria
A Stunned Puerto Rico Seeks to Rebuild After Hurricane Maria

Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans stunned by a hurricane that crushed concrete balconies, twisted metal gates and paralyzed the island with landslides, flooding and downed trees vowed to slowly rebuild amid an...

$338M Lotto Winner, Dad of 5, Accused of Child Sex Attack
$338M Lotto Winner, Dad of 5, Accused of Child Sex Attack

The New Jersey father of five who famously won the $338 million Powerball jackpot in 2013 has been arrested, accused of sexually assaulting a young girl for years while he lived in Passaic, prosecutors say.