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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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Hamden Woman Tied Up During Home Invasion

Hamden Woman Tied Up During Home Invasion

Hamden police are searching for the man who broke into a woman's apartment, tied her up and stole her car, electronics and debit card, according to police.

Accused New Britain Rapist Remains at Large: Police

Accused New Britain Rapist Remains at Large: Police

New Britain police have identified the man accused of raping and robbing an 18-year-old woman earlier this month and are asking for the public's help in tracking him down.

Suspect in Theft of Autistic Man's Birthday Money Arrested

Suspect in Theft of Autistic Man's Birthday Money Arrested

Police in Stamford, Connecticut have arrested a man accused of stealing $100 in birthday money from an autistic man and presented him with more than $1,000 that police pooled together and raised from the public....

50 People Out of Work After Bridgeport Factory Fire

50 People Out of Work After Bridgeport Factory Fire

Fifty people are out of work after a five-alarm fire in Bridgeport last week destroyed the factory that housed two businesses and spewed dyes and perfumes into the nearby Yellow Mill River.

Winter-Blend Gasoline Likely to Lower Gas Prices

Winter-Blend Gasoline Likely to Lower Gas Prices

Connecticut gas prices are down nearly 10 cents from last month due to a switchover to a less expensive blend of fuel.

School Bus Crashes on I-95 South in Stratford

School Bus Crashes on I-95 South in Stratford

A school bus crash caused lane closures on Interstate 95 southbound in Stratford and the exit 31 off-ramp was also shut down Monday afternoon, according to state police.