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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 of...

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."

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 03:38 AM PDT

Colbert Offers Take on Obama-Clinton Lunch Meeting

Colbert Offers Take on Obama-Clinton Lunch Meeting

In light of the barrage of media speculation about what President Barack Obama discussed with former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton over lunch Monday, Stephen Colbert was fed up and said he didn't need those...

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013 at 09:58 AM PDT

Conan O’Brien Takes on Weiner, Filner Sex Scandals

Conan O’Brien Takes on Weiner, Filner Sex Scandals

Conan O’Brien took on sex scandals on both coasts Tuesday with a bit on who was more "pervy," New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner or San Diego Mayor Bob Filner.

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013 at 05:27 AM PDT

Kristin Chenoweth Sings Weiner Sex Scandal Parody

Kristin Chenoweth Sings Weiner Sex Scandal Parody

Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth sang an Anthony Weiner sex scandal parody of the hit song "Popular" from the Tony award-winning musical "Wicked."

Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 at 05:50 AM PDT

"Daily Show" Airs Weiner Text in Robot Voice

"Daily Show" Airs Weiner Text in Robot Voice

"The Daily Show" revealed Wednesday what host John Oliver said no other network news organization aired in their latest Anthony Weiner sexting reports: The x-rated texts that the New York City mayoral candidate...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 at 06:43 AM PDT

WATCH: "Daily Show" Jabs at Queen Over Royal Birth

WATCH: "Daily Show" Jabs at Queen Over Royal Birth

All eyes were on the birth of England's newest royal prince, but "The Daily Show" decided to take some playful aim at the country's 87-year-old monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. In two separate bits from the show,...

Friday, Jul 19, 2013 at 04:45 AM PDT

Colbert Grills Spitzer Over His Political Ambitions

Colbert Grills Spitzer Over His Political Ambitions

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer continued to make his way around the media circuit Thursday as he mounts a campaign for New York City Comptroller.

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013 at 04:14 AM PDT

"Colbert Report" Addresses DOMA, Voting Rights Act

"Colbert Report" Addresses DOMA, Voting Rights Act

Stephen Colbert's tongue-in-cheek assessment of DOMA ruling gets the audience going.

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 at 09:23 AM PDT

Colbert Returns From Hiatus, Pays Tribute to Mother

Colbert Returns From Hiatus, Pays Tribute to Mother

Stephen Colbert returned to late night on Wednesday after a week-long hiatus due to his mother's death.

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School District Band Protests During Anthem at A's Game
School District Band Protests During Anthem at A's Game

Members of the Oakland Unified School District's Honor Band protested during its own rendition of the national anthem before Monday night's Oakland Athletics game at the Coliseum.

Car Smashes Into San Francisco Home, Knocks Out Power: FD
Car Smashes Into San Francisco Home, Knocks Out Power: FD

A car plowed into a San Francisco home's garage early Tuesday, knocking out power for a neighboring home and forcing crews to shut off power for other buildings in the area, according to fire officials.

SF Leads Nation in US Immigration Court Calendar Delays
SF Leads Nation in US Immigration Court Calendar Delays

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3 Women Arrested in Sunnyvale for Multi-City Burglary Spree

Three women accused of committing multiple burglaries and identity thefts over the past six months have been arrested, Sunnyvale's Department of Public Safety announced Monday.

As Senators Defect, GOP Concedes Health Bill's Fate Bleak
As Senators Defect, GOP Concedes Health Bill's Fate Bleak

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Berkeley Police Make $1 Million Drug Bust at Residence
Berkeley Police Make $1 Million Drug Bust at Residence

Police discovered a large-scale drug operation at a Berkeley home late Saturday night after responding to a domestic disturbance, according to the Berkeley Police Department.