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Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 04:09 AM PDT

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.

Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 09:48 PM PDT

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 08:06 AM PDT

"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.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 10:56 PM PDT

“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 04:33 AM PDT

"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 09:50 AM PDT

"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 08:22 AM PDT

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 06:39 AM PDT

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 07:50 AM PDT

"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 04:12 AM PDT

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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Man Severely Injured After Falling Down Point Reyes Cliff

Man Severely Injured After Falling Down Point Reyes Cliff

A 24-year-old Gilroy man suffered major injuries after he fell from a cliff onto rocks and into the surf below at the Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County Saturday evening, according to the California...

Hayward Police Looking for Suspect Who Shot at Officer

Hayward Police Looking for Suspect Who Shot at Officer

A person who allegedly shot at an officer early Sunday morning in Hayward was driving a car that might be connected with another shooting on Saturday night, police said.

SF Water Main Break Impacts Muni's J-Church Line

SF Water Main Break Impacts Muni's J-Church Line

Crews from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is working to repair a water main break in the city's Glen Park neighborhood Sunday morning that is impacting a San Francisco Municipal Railway Metro...

1 Dead After Speeding Car Hits Light Pole in SJ

1 Dead After Speeding Car Hits Light Pole in SJ

The drivers of two speeding cars are at large after one of their vehicles crashed into a light pole and ejected three people, leaving one person dead and two others injured, in San Jose early Saturday morning, a...

Man Exposed Himself to 11-Year-Old Girl: Palo Alto Police

Man Exposed Himself to 11-Year-Old Girl: Palo Alto Police

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who they said exposed himself to a young girl as she walked her dog last Sunday.

Yolo Co. Mother Charged in Death of Infant Found in Swamp

Yolo Co. Mother Charged in Death of Infant Found in Swamp

Police have arrested the mother of a 20-day-old boy found dead in a swampy area near the Sacramento River in Northern California.