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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...

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.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 at 10:46 AM CDT

“The Daily Show” with John Oliver Begins

“The Daily Show” with John Oliver Begins

“Welcome to ‘The Daily Show,’ and I am John Oliver. Let’s all just acknowledge for a moment that this is weird."

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Man Stuns Suburban Bartender, Leaves $1,500 Tip

Man Stuns Suburban Bartender, Leaves $1,500 Tip

When Nicole Thompson received a $500 tip while bartending at a suburban pizza restaurant last week, she almost couldn’t believe it. But when the same customer tipped her $1,000 just minutes later, she didn’t...

5 Things to Know as Lawmakers Return to Springfield

5 Things to Know as Lawmakers Return to Springfield

Illinois lawmakers returned to Springfield Wednesday for a special legislative session that could have big impacts on the state's ongoing budget crisis.

Ditka Says He Hasn't 'Made Up His Mind' About GOP Convention

Ditka Says He Hasn't 'Made Up His Mind' About GOP Convention

Despite reports that Mike Ditka will be speaking at the Republican National Convention among other sports icons next month, Da Coach says he has not yet accepted the invitation from The Donald.

Kristin Cavallari Says Career Has Suffered Living in Chicago

Kristin Cavallari Says Career Has Suffered Living in Chicago

Former reality TV star Kristin Cavallari says her career has suffered “a little bit” since she moved to Chicago with her husband Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, but the city offers her something living in...

US Airport Security Stepped Up for July 4 Weekend

US Airport Security Stepped Up for July 4 Weekend

With U.S intelligence increasingly confident that Tuesday's Istanbul airport attack was the work of ISIS, officials are stepping up security at American airports — some concerned about possible plots coinciding...

Police: Two Adults Found Dead in Bensenville Home

Police: Two Adults Found Dead in Bensenville Home

Two people were found dead inside a home in northwest suburban Bensenville on Wednesday morning.