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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, May 24, 2013 at 12:48 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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Swatting Case Could Be Connected to Minecraft

Swatting Case Could Be Connected to Minecraft

Police believe a reported shooting in Hamden on Tuesday is another case of swatting and the homeowner thinks it might be retribution from someone who did not get access to his son’s Minecraft-online...

Decomposed Body Found Behind Waterbury Home

Decomposed Body Found Behind Waterbury Home

The decomposed body of a man was found behind a house in Waterbury on Tuesday and police are investigating.

Firefighter Shows Up Drunk at Stranger's Apartment: Police

Firefighter Shows Up Drunk at Stranger's Apartment: Police

Police said 44-year-old Lamont Freeman showed up drunk at a multi-family apartment at 160 Barbour Street while he was off duty around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

LifeStar Responds to Crash on Route 66 in Portland

LifeStar Responds to Crash on Route 66 in Portland

One person was airlifted to the hospital following a crash on Route 66 in Portland, according to police.

Norwalk Murder Suspect Fatally Shot During Arrest

Norwalk Murder Suspect Fatally Shot During Arrest

A convicted felon wanted for murder in Norwalk was shot and killed Tuesday morning while authorities arrived to arrest him at a South Carolina hotel, according to a press release from the U.S. Marshals Service.

West Nile Virus Found in East Haven

West Nile Virus Found in East Haven

Mosquitoes in East Haven have tested positive for the West Nile virus, according to the Department of Public Health. It’s the first time infected mosquitoes have been discovered this year.