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Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 06:09 AM CDT

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 11:48 PM CDT

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 10:06 AM CDT

"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.

Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 12:56 AM CDT

“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 06:33 AM CDT

"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 11:50 AM CDT

"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 10:22 AM CDT

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 08:39 AM CDT

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 09:50 AM CDT

"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 06:12 AM CDT

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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First Case of Chikungunya Confirmed in Dallas County

First Case of Chikungunya Confirmed in Dallas County

Dallas County Health and Human Services confirmed Tuesday the first case of imported chikungunya virus in the county.

Cyclosporiasis Cases on the Rise in North Texas

Cyclosporiasis Cases on the Rise in North Texas

A growing number of cases of cyclosporiasis are being reported as a cyclospora outbreak continues to spread across North Texas.

House Hit by Piece of Metal That Fell From the Sky

House Hit by Piece of Metal That Fell From the Sky

The FAA is investigating after a piece of metal seemingly fell from the sky and damaged the roof of a Denton County home with the family inside.

Perry's Border Plan Stirs Debate

Perry's Border Plan Stirs Debate

National Guard troops will soon patrol the border for illegal immigrants as part of Gov. Rick Perry's plan to stop the influx of unaccompanied children, and the plan is stirring plenty of debate.

Berkner Freshman Killed Outside Shopping Center

Berkner Freshman Killed Outside Shopping Center

A 15-year-old Berkner High School freshman was shot and killed late Monday night outside of a Dallas shopping center.

Multimillionaire Durst Urinates on Candy in Houston CVS: Police

Multimillionaire Durst Urinates on Candy in Houston CVS: Police

A New York City real estate heir acquitted of his neighbor's murder a decade ago is back in trouble, this time for a bizarre outburst in which police say he urinated on a rack of candy at a Texas drug store.