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Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 07:09 AM EDT

Jon Stewart Catches Up on IRS Scandal Developments

Jon Stewart Catches Up on IRS Scandal Developments

After a weeklong break, “The Daily Show” was back Monday night, and Jon Stewart was in good spirits.

Friday, Sep 4, 2015 at 11:43 AM EDT

Jon Stewart Takes On Peggy Noonan Over IRS Scandal

Jon Stewart Takes On Peggy Noonan Over IRS Scandal

For the past few weeks, the Obama Administration has been standing “crotch deep in the scandal swamp,” said Jon Stewart on Wednesday’s “Daily Show.”

Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 11:06 AM EDT

"SNL" Takes on IRS Scandal in Season Finale

"SNL" Takes on IRS Scandal in Season Finale

With the IRS scandal dominating the news this week, "Saturday Night Live" closed out their 38th season with a political bang.

Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 01:56 AM EDT

“Daily Show” Wild About Prince Harry

“Daily Show” Wild About Prince Harry

Senior “Daily Show” White House Correspondent John Oliver said, “President Obama picked the wrong Brit.”

Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 07:33 AM EDT

"SNL" Questions Arias and Castro on Benghazi

"SNL" Questions Arias and Castro on Benghazi

The Cleveland kidnapping case and trial of Jodi Arias were big news items this week, as was the ongoing Benghazi hearings. This week's episode of Saturday Night Live found an interesting way of bringing...

Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 12:50 PM EDT

"SNL" Talks Gun Control, Boston Bombing Tragedy

"SNL" Talks Gun Control, Boston Bombing Tragedy

Updates in the Boston Marathon bombing case and a busy week on Capital Hill made for a politically-charged and news-driven episode of Saturday Night Live.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:22 AM EDT

Jon Stewart Talks Jason Collins Coming Out

Jon Stewart Talks Jason Collins Coming Out

“If you follow the world of sports and/or homosexuality, yesterday brought major news in both,” “The Daily Show” host said Tuesday night.

Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 at 09:39 AM EDT

WATCH: "SNL" Spoofs Gun Control

WATCH: "SNL" Spoofs Gun Control

Gun control, rockets in North Korea and the passing of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher made for plenty of material on a politically charged episode of Saturday Night Live this week.

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.

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Wind Chills Near 30 Below Zero This Weekend

Wind Chills Near 30 Below Zero This Weekend

The coldest blast of Arctic air this season will set in on Saturday and last through Sunday, when temperatures will plunge below zero and wind chills will be near 30 below zero.

Car and Tanker Truck Collide in Farmington

Car and Tanker Truck Collide in Farmington

Police say there are injuries to those involved. LifeStar was called, then canceled.

Ex-Marine Pleads Guilty in Meriden Mosque Shooting

Ex-Marine Pleads Guilty in Meriden Mosque Shooting

Ted Hakey Jr. entered a plea deal Thursday in Hartford federal court for the hate crime of firing shots into an empty Meriden mosque in the early morning hours of Nov. 14, 2015 after the Paris terror attacks.

NH Teacher Accused of Student Relationship Appears in Court

NH Teacher Accused of Student Relationship Appears in Court

A New Haven Public School teacher accused of an alleged sexual relationship with a student appeared in court on Thursday.

Clinton Attacks Sanders as 'Single Issue Candidate' in Debate

Clinton Attacks Sanders as 'Single Issue Candidate' in Debate

During Thursday's Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton appeared to try and douse the "Berning" passion of Bernie Sander' supporters with a cool dose of reality, according to NBC News.

Pope Francis to Meet Patriarch Kirill: What You Need to Know

Pope Francis to Meet Patriarch Kirill: What You Need to Know

The pope and the patriarch are meeting for the first time today in Cuba and the event will mark a slight closing of Christianity's most enduring divisions The Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches have been at...