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Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 11:45 AM PDT

Late-Night Hosts Use Shutdown for Laughs

Late-Night Hosts Use Shutdown for Laughs

For hosts of late night TV, there is one positive aspect to the current government shutdown over past couple of nights: the jokes. Hosts turned the situation that has left 800,000 U.S.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

"SNL" Premiere Breaks Bad With Obamacare

"SNL" Premiere Breaks Bad With Obamacare

If you've been confused about how the Affordable Care Act works, the presidential press conference that opened the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" at least attempted to quell those concerns.

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 at 04:33 AM PDT

Bill Clinton on Letterman: No Idea About Hillary's 2016 Run

Bill Clinton on Letterman: No Idea About Hillary's 2016 Run

Former President Bill Clinton admitted to David Letterman Monday night that he doesn't know whether his wife, Hilary Clinton, is planning a run for the White House in 2016. Instead, the former president said he...

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013 at 03:56 AM PDT

Jon Stewart Makes Return to "The Daily Show"

Jon Stewart Makes Return to "The Daily Show"

Jon Stewart returned as host of "The Daily Show" after a three-month break to shoot and direct the independent film "Rosewater" in Jordan.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 at 04:14 AM PDT

Rand Paul Defends Disapproval of Health Care Law

Rand Paul Defends Disapproval of Health Care Law

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul was Monday night's guest on "The Daily Show" where he continued his attacks on the Affordable Care Act.

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 at 03:06 AM PDT

Fake Obama Calls Fallon

Fake Obama Calls Fallon

Just after President Barack Obama appeared on "The Tonight Show" and had a candid conversation with Jay Leno on a range of topics, "Late Night" with Jimmy Fallon began with a sketch of a conversation between the...

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 at 07:10 AM PDT

Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to Terror Threat

Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to Terror Threat

President Barack Obama gave an unexpectedly serious and wide-ranging interview to Jay Leno on Tuesday night, weighing in on a terror threat, U.S. tensions with Russia and even his recent lunch with Hillary...

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 at 07:10 AM PDT

Late-Night Comics Rib Democrats More Than Republicans: Study

Late-Night Comics Rib Democrats More Than Republicans: Study

President Barack Obama, the joke's on you.

Friday, Aug 2, 2013 at 04:30 AM PDT

"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...

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 12:00 PM PDT

"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."

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Man Accused in Library Incident Arrested on Child Porn Charges

Man Accused in Library Incident Arrested on Child Porn Charges

Sean O'Farrell was accused of offering to pay for a sex act from a teenager in the bathroom at a public library.

Jury Returns Verdict on Nurse Who Left Child in Car

Jury Returns Verdict on Nurse Who Left Child in Car

After deliberating for several hours over two days, a San Diego County jury has returned a verdict on the case of a nurse who left her 3-year-old in a hot car while she visited two stores last January.

Jogger Finds Dead Man Near Roadway

Jogger Finds Dead Man Near Roadway

The Chula Vista Police Department (CVPD) launched a death investigation Thursday after a jogger reported finding the body of a dead man just south of the Sleep Train Amphitheatre.

New Details in Fatal Plane Midair Collision

New Details in Fatal Plane Midair Collision

Report suggests the pilots killed in a midair plane collision earlier this month did not see each other in the skies above Brown Field.

Boyfriend Remembers Slain Reporter, Station Pays Tribute

Boyfriend Remembers Slain Reporter, Station Pays Tribute

The boyfriend of a reporter killed in an on-air shooting appeared at the Virginia station where both worked on Thursday, telling his co-workers and viewers that he wants to tell his girlfriend's story even as he...

SDPD: Beer Used as Decoy in Walmart Holdup

SDPD: Beer Used as Decoy in Walmart Holdup

San Diego Police say the man put the 12-pack on the counter and handed the cashier a demand note.