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Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 11:45 AM PDT

Late-Night Hosts Use Shutdown for Laughs

Late-Night Hosts Use Shutdown for Laughs

For hosts of late night TV, there is one positive aspect to the current government shutdown over past couple of nights: the jokes. Hosts turned the situation that has left 800,000 U.S.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

"SNL" Premiere Breaks Bad With Obamacare

"SNL" Premiere Breaks Bad With Obamacare

If you've been confused about how the Affordable Care Act works, the presidential press conference that opened the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" at least attempted to quell those concerns.

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 at 04:33 AM PDT

Bill Clinton on Letterman: No Idea About Hillary's 2016 Run

Bill Clinton on Letterman: No Idea About Hillary's 2016 Run

Former President Bill Clinton admitted to David Letterman Monday night that he doesn't know whether his wife, Hilary Clinton, is planning a run for the White House in 2016. Instead, the former president said he...

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013 at 03:56 AM PDT

Jon Stewart Makes Return to "The Daily Show"

Jon Stewart Makes Return to "The Daily Show"

Jon Stewart returned as host of "The Daily Show" after a three-month break to shoot and direct the independent film "Rosewater" in Jordan.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 at 04:14 AM PDT

Rand Paul Defends Disapproval of Health Care Law

Rand Paul Defends Disapproval of Health Care Law

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul was Monday night's guest on "The Daily Show" where he continued his attacks on the Affordable Care Act.

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 at 03:06 AM PDT

Fake Obama Calls Fallon

Fake Obama Calls Fallon

Just after President Barack Obama appeared on "The Tonight Show" and had a candid conversation with Jay Leno on a range of topics, "Late Night" with Jimmy Fallon began with a sketch of a conversation between the...

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 at 07:10 AM PDT

Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to Terror Threat

Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to Terror Threat

President Barack Obama gave an unexpectedly serious and wide-ranging interview to Jay Leno on Tuesday night, weighing in on a terror threat, U.S. tensions with Russia and even his recent lunch with Hillary...

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 at 07:10 AM PDT

Late-Night Comics Rib Democrats More Than Republicans: Study

Late-Night Comics Rib Democrats More Than Republicans: Study

President Barack Obama, the joke's on you.

Friday, Aug 2, 2013 at 04:30 AM PDT

"The Daily Show" Says No to 2016 Presidential Buzz

"The Daily Show" Says No to 2016 Presidential Buzz

Just as "The Daily Show" thought things were quiet on the election front, reports began to surface about potential 2016 presidential contenders. And "The Daily Show" wasn't happy about it as it aired clips...

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 12:00 PM PDT

"Daily Show": Filner Scandal Broke the "Eww-o-Meter"

"Daily Show": Filner Scandal Broke the "Eww-o-Meter"

Interim "Daily Show" host John Oliver said San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's sexual harassment scandal is so "disgusting" it breaks the "Eww-o-Meter."

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Community Mourns 9-Year-Old Stabbed to Death

Community Mourns 9-Year-Old Stabbed to Death

Amidst the growing mounds of candles, flowers and teddy bears, were a San Francisco Giants balloon or two — a nod to the game of baseball that 9-year-old Jordon "Jordy" Almgren loved during his short life.

Calif. Man Turned Back From Climbing Everest Before Aavalanche

Calif. Man Turned Back From Climbing Everest Before Aavalanche

A Santa Rosa man says he stayed behind from Everest the day Nepal’s monster earthquake sparked deadly avalanches. He’s grateful that the cold he caught made him turn back to the camp and now he’s unhurt...

Bicyclist Dies in Sunnyvale Collision

Bicyclist Dies in Sunnyvale Collision

A bicyclist was fatally struck by a vehicle in Sunnyvale Monday morning, public safety officials said.

Heald College, Part of Corinthian Network, Shuts Down

Heald College, Part of Corinthian Network, Shuts Down

Roughly 16,000 students enrolled in a chain of troubled for-profit colleges are no longer able to take classes after the schools' parent company, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., announced Sunday it is ceasing all of...

7 Officers Hurt in Baltimore Riot Near Freddie Gray Funeral

7 Officers Hurt in Baltimore Riot Near Freddie Gray Funeral

Gov. Larry Hogan put the Maryland National Guard on alert to be in position to respond quickly to Monday's looting and violence in northwest Baltimore. Seven officers were injured as protesters threw rocks...

Exec Killed in Everest Avalanche, Google Commits $1M to Response Efforts

Exec Killed in Everest Avalanche, Google Commits $1M to Response Efforts

Google executive Dan Fredinburg was confirmed dead in an avalanche on Mount Everest which was triggered by a massive 7.8 earthquake in Nepal Saturday that claimed nearly 2,800 lives.