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Friday, Aug 2, 2013 at 06:30 AM CDT

"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 02:00 PM CDT

"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 05:38 AM CDT

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 11:58 AM CDT

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 07:27 AM CDT

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 07:50 AM CDT

"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 08:43 AM CDT

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 06:45 AM CDT

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 06:14 AM CDT

"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 11:23 AM CDT

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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Autopsies Set for Children Found Dead After Ind. Amber Alert

Autopsies Set for Children Found Dead After Ind. Amber Alert

Autopsies are scheduled for Tuesday morning after two children who were the subjects of a statewide Indiana Amber Alert Monday were believed to have been found dead, their mother charged with murder.

Trump, Clinton Clash Over Chicago’s Gun Violence in Debate

Trump, Clinton Clash Over Chicago’s Gun Violence in Debate

As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off for the first time Monday night, Chicago’s extraordinary gun violence became a hot topic of the debate, however, the presidential candidates clashed on how to solve...

'Hamilton' to Make Highly Anticipated Chicago Debut Tonight

'Hamilton' to Make Highly Anticipated Chicago Debut Tonight

Broadway’s beloved “Hamilton” will finally make its highly-anticipated Chicago debut this week.  The Tony-award winning musical opens at Private Bank Theatre Tuesday night, with...

Chicago Man Pleads Guilty in 'Celebgate' Hacking Scandal

Chicago Man Pleads Guilty in 'Celebgate' Hacking Scandal

An Illinois man has pleaded guilty to his part in the so-called "Celebgate" hack that ultimately leaked nude photos of celebrities including actress Jennifer Lawrence and model Kate Upton.

Trump Blames Others After Combative Debate With Clinton

Trump Blames Others After Combative Debate With Clinton

Donald Trump blamed the moderator, a bad microphone and anyone but himself Tuesday after he was forced onto defense by Hillary Clinton's cascade of criticism about his taxes, honesty and character in the...

Panarin Seeking Huge Pay Raise From Blackhawks: Report

Panarin Seeking Huge Pay Raise From Blackhawks: Report

The Chicago Blackhawks struck gold when they signed Artemi Panarin to a contract, but as negotiations begin on the star's next deal, the team could be forking over some serious cash to the Russian-born...