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Monday, Jun 10, 2013 at 09:38 PM PDT

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...

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 04:09 AM PDT

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.

Friday, Sep 4, 2015 at 08:43 AM PDT

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 08:06 AM PDT

"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.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 10:56 PM PDT

“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 04:33 AM PDT

"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 09:50 AM PDT

"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 08:22 AM PDT

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 06:39 AM PDT

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 07:50 AM PDT

"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...

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Local Youth Ministry Group Witnesses Attack in Germany

Local Youth Ministry Group Witnesses Attack in Germany

A gunman shot and killed nine people at a shopping center in Munich, Germany before killing himself on Friday.

After Long Wait, Clinton Reveals Tim Kaine as VP Pick

After Long Wait, Clinton Reveals Tim Kaine as VP Pick

Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her 2016 running mate, NBC News has learned. Kaine, a former Virginia governor, has represented the state in the Senate since his election in 2012.

Comic-Con 2016: Saturday's Must-See Events

Comic-Con 2016: Saturday's Must-See Events

The San Diego Convention Center will be extra packed Saturday for Comic-Con's busiest day.

With such a busy schedule, here are some Saturday events you shouldn't miss.

Clear the Shelters: Give a Pet a Loving Home

Clear the Shelters: Give a Pet a Loving Home

NBC Owned Television Stations and Telemundo are teaming up July 23, 2016 to host the second annual Clear the Shelters event, a nationwide pet adoption initiative that aims to find loving homes for animals...

Pet Lovers Help Clear the Shelters

Pet Lovers Help Clear the Shelters

Nearly 20,000 animals found new homes last July during "Clear the Shelters," the adoption campaign sponsored by the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations.

'No Indications' Munich Shooting Was Linked to ISIS: Police

'No Indications' Munich Shooting Was Linked to ISIS: Police

The 18-year-old gunman who killed 9 people and injured 27 others in the German city of Munich was obsessed with mass shootings, police said Saturday. Investigators searched the unnamed man's home, which...