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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.

Sunday, Jan 20, 2013 at 01:05 PM EST

"SNL" Tackles Te'o and Armstrong

"SNL" Tackles Te'o and Armstrong

The crew at Saturday Night Live had fun at the expense of Notre Dame Linebacker Manti Te'o and disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong this week, sparing no expense to the confused football player and former American...

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Eric Garner's Death Ruled a Homicide

Eric Garner's Death Ruled a Homicide

The city medical examiner has ruled the death of Eric Garner, the 43-year-old father whose death in police custody sparked national outrage, a homicide, saying a chokehold killed him.

Pop-Up Thunderstorms Expected All Weekend

Pop-Up Thunderstorms Expected All Weekend

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to impact the tri-state area Friday evening, followed by more rain -- some of it heavy -- Saturday and Sunday, according to Storm Team 4.

Fire Guts Manhattan Sushi Restaurant

Fire Guts Manhattan Sushi Restaurant

A two-alarm fire gutted a Manhattan sushi restaurant Friday morning and damaged an adjacent apartment building, officials say. No injuries were reported.

Highway Plunge Pit Bull Owner Says Dog Went Missing

Highway Plunge Pit Bull Owner Says Dog Went Missing

The owner of a pit bull who survived a 25-foot plunge from a moving car on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway has stepped forward and may soon be reunited with the dog, according to a veterinary office caring...

"Mini Tornado" Caused Correction Cop's Skydive Death: Expert

"Mini Tornado" Caused Correction Cop's Skydive Death: Expert

A New York City correction officer died and another person was seriously injured in a skydiving accident on Long Island Wednesday evening, according to officials.

20 Abused Pit Bulls Found Inside Queens Home: NYPD

20 Abused Pit Bulls Found Inside Queens Home: NYPD

Twenty allegedly abused pit bulls were taken from a Queens home Thursday as the NYPD's newly formed Animal Cruelty Investigation Squad helped bust an alleged dog-fighting ring.