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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.

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."

Monday, Jun 10, 2013 at 11:38 PM CDT

Before 12-Week Break, Jon Stewart Explains Film Project

Before 12-Week Break, Jon Stewart Explains Film Project

Last night was Jon Stewart’s last day as host of “The Daily Show” until Sept. 4 — he’s taking a 12-week break to direct a film — and he dedicated much of the show to telling his viewers how the project came...

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Blackhawks Beat Ducks 5-2 in Game 6

Blackhawks Beat Ducks 5-2 in Game 6

The Chicago Blackhawks got two goals from Andrew Shaw and knocked off the Anaheim Ducks by a score of 5-2 on Wednesday night.

Pit Bull Owner Fights to Save Pet From Euthanasia

Pit Bull Owner Fights to Save Pet From Euthanasia

Michelle Gwinn was forced to turn over her dog, Rosco, back in March following an encounter with a shih tzu that left the smaller dog dead.

Riot Fest Unveils 2015 Musical Lineup

Riot Fest Unveils 2015 Musical Lineup

Music lovers in September will be jumping around to the sounds of No Doubt, Snoop Dogg, Iggy Pop, Motorhead and others.

Men Dressed as Women Rob Luxury Chicago Shop

Men Dressed as Women Rob Luxury Chicago Shop

Owner of Lincoln Park's eDrop-Off store says calls to 911 went unanswered after Wednesday afternoon heist.

Death Toll Rises as More Texas Flood Victims ID'd

Death Toll Rises as More Texas Flood Victims ID'd

While the barrage of deadly thunderstorms that hit Texas has tapered off, several cities aren't out of danger, as officials warn about possible flooding as the week goes on from rivers swollen by rainfall. In...

Ex-49er Ray McDonald Arrested for Violating Restraining Order

Ex-49er Ray McDonald Arrested for Violating Restraining Order

Ex-San Francisco 49ers lineman Ray McDonald was arrested for the second time this week on Wednesday afternoon, this time for violating a restraining order, according to the Santa Clara Police Department. McDon...