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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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Francisco Sanchez Pleads Not Guilty to Murder Charges

Francisco Sanchez Pleads Not Guilty to Murder Charges

Francisco Sanchez, the undocumented immigrant charged with the random shooting death of a 32-year-old woman strolling along a San Francisco pier last week, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to murder charges as his...

"Shrimp Boy" Given Oct. Trial Date

"Shrimp Boy" Given Oct. Trial Date

Chinatown association leader Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow and seven other people were given an Oct. 19 date in federal court in San Francisco on Tuesday for a trial on racketeering conspiracy and organized-crime...

Man Shot, Killed by Pleasanton Police Identified as Cop's Son

Man Shot, Killed by Pleasanton Police Identified as Cop's Son

A Pleasanton police officer shot and killed a burglary suspect early Sunday morning after the suspect allegedly knocked the officer onto the ground and continued punching him in the head despite being Tased...

Authorities Identify Lake Sonoma Drowning Victim

Authorities Identify Lake Sonoma Drowning Victim

A boy who drowned after he fell off a flotation device at Lake Sonoma on Saturday afternoon was 14-year-old Marquette Gross of San Francisco, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official said Tuesday.

Subway Suspends Ties With Spokesman Jared Fogle

Subway Suspends Ties With Spokesman Jared Fogle

Subway announced Tuesday that it is suspending its relationship with spokesman Jared Fogle amid a search of his home on the same day and a child pornography investigation into the former head of his nonprofit...

Police Union Lashes Out vs. Sanctuary City Policy

Police Union Lashes Out vs. Sanctuary City Policy

The San Francisco police union jumped into the national debate on immigration stemming from a random shooting that killed a 32-year-old woman walking along the pier, by pointing fingers at the county’s...