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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.

Monday, Mar 11, 2013 at 06:45 AM PDT

Timberlake Sings "Candle in the Wind" for Chavez

Timberlake Sings "Candle in the Wind" for Chavez

If Saturday Night Live's musical guest and host this week Justin TImberlake doesn't enjoy his time on the show, he's an even better actor than everyone thinks. Timberlake and his mega-watt smile reprised...

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2013 at 10:37 PM PST

Stewart Talks Voting Rights Act, Supreme Court

Stewart Talks Voting Rights Act, Supreme Court

Jon Stewart’s guest on last night’s “Daily Show” was Sandra Day O’Connor, so it makes sense that prior to talking to the retired Supreme Court justice Stewart did a segment on an important case now in front...

Sunday, Mar 3, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST

"SNL" Addresses the Sequester

"SNL" Addresses the Sequester

To say President Barack Obama had a rough week on Capital Hill would be an understatement. This week’s episode of Saturday Night Live poked fun at the Commander-In-Chief every chance it could.

Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 09:56 AM PST

Colbert on “The Artist Formerly Known as Pope”

Colbert on “The Artist Formerly Known as Pope”

“As of 8 p.m. Central Vatican Time, we are officially popeless,” Steven Colbert declared at the beginning of his segment on the retirement of Pope Benedict XVI.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 at 03:51 AM PST

Stewart Talks Sequester and “Bucket Lists”

Stewart Talks Sequester and “Bucket Lists”

Jon Stewart and “The Daily Show” team are covering the sequester in a segment they call “Sequester 2013: Prelude to the Return of the Barter System.”

Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 at 03:39 AM PST

Stewart Helps Viewers Digest “Hagel with a Smear”

Stewart Helps Viewers Digest “Hagel with a Smear”

After saying the name “Chuck Hagel” in a funny nasal voice a few times, Jon Stewart got to the point: The nomination of Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense.

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 at 09:32 AM PST

Thirsty "Rubio" Has Another Drink on "SNL"

Thirsty "Rubio" Has Another Drink on "SNL"

With a nightmare cruise, a papal resignation, President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's thirsty rebuttal, the crew at "Saturday Night Live" had plenty of material...

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2013 at 05:58 PM PST

N.J. Gov. Christie, Letterman Laugh About Fat Jokes

N.J. Gov. Christie, Letterman Laugh About Fat Jokes

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and David Letterman have shared some laughs about the many fat jokes the comedian has made about the lawmaker's ample girth.

Sunday, Jan 27, 2013 at 07:20 AM PST

WATCH: MLK's Ghost Visits Obama on "SNL"

WATCH: MLK's Ghost Visits Obama on "SNL"

Fresh off this week’s inauguration, Barack Obama got the Saturday Night Live treatment in a politically charged episode filled with superstar cameos.

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SJ Council Votes 10-1 For Emergency Fix For Officer Shortage

SJ Council Votes 10-1 For Emergency Fix For Officer Shortage

The San Jose City Council on Tuesday was set to vote on declaring a state of emergency to address the city's severely understaffed police department.

#VeteransForKaepernick: Vets Take to Twitter to Back 49er

#VeteransForKaepernick: Vets Take to Twitter to Back 49er

#VeteransForKaepernick was blowing up on Twitter late Tuesday night, as military veterans from across the country showed their support for 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his decision to protest...

State Bill Inspired by Brock Turner Case Awaits Governor OK

State Bill Inspired by Brock Turner Case Awaits Governor OK

State lawmakers have passed a bill inspired by the Brock Turner sexual assault case, and proponents hope, if signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, it will close a loophole that allowed Turner to get a light sentence.

Police Close Streets Near SJSU Due to Suspicious Device

Police Close Streets Near SJSU Due to Suspicious Device

San Jose police have shut down about four square blocks in the downtown area near San Jose State University in response to a suspicious device Tuesday afternoon

Trump to Make Quick Trip to Mexico Before Immigration Speech

Trump to Make Quick Trip to Mexico Before Immigration Speech

Donald Trump will make a surprise trip to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with the country's president hours before delivering a highly-anticipated speech on immigration. Trump says on Twitter that he looks...

Abdul-Jabbar Speaks in SF in Support of Colin Kaepernick

Abdul-Jabbar Speaks in SF in Support of Colin Kaepernick

NBA legend and respected activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spoke at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco on Tuesday night, focusing on issues of race, religion and the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick.