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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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Straphangers Beat Up Man Who Attacked Mom on Subway Platform
Straphangers Beat Up Man Who Attacked Mom on Subway Platform

Straphangers kicked and punched a drunk man who attacked a mother in front of her three children on a Bronx subway platform, video posted to social media shows.

Stolen Car Backs Into 2 Officers During Traffic Stop: Police
Stolen Car Backs Into 2 Officers During Traffic Stop: Police

A man on Long Island drove a stolen car into police officers, throwing one of them to the ground, police said Saturday.

9 Hurt As Massive Blaze Rips Through NYC Building: FDNY
9 Hurt As Massive Blaze Rips Through NYC Building: FDNY

Seven firefighters, one police officer and one civilian were hurt in a massive, wind-swept blaze at a century-old apartment building in upper Manhattan Friday afternoon.

NJ Woman Stuck for 3 Hours Inside Septic Tank Rescued
NJ Woman Stuck for 3 Hours Inside Septic Tank Rescued

A woman was stuck underground for three hours after falling into a septic tank behind a home in Mullica Township, New Jersey Thursday, authorities said.

Sexual Misconduct Claims Roil Alabama Campaign, Divide Women
Sexual Misconduct Claims Roil Alabama Campaign, Divide Women

Standing on the white marble steps of Alabama's Capitol, Kayla Moore surrounded herself with two dozen other women to defend husband Roy Moore against accusations of sexual misconduct that are dividing...

Packages Piling Up Because Carriers Can't Get Into Buildings
Packages Piling Up Because Carriers Can't Get Into Buildings

Packages are piling up in some postal offices in Manhattan and the Bronx because postal carriers can't get into thousands of apartment buildings, News 4 New York has learned exclusively. There are...