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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...

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 04:12 AM PDT

Jon Stewart Cuts into GOP’s “Autopsy,” New Message

Jon Stewart Cuts into GOP’s “Autopsy,” New Message

“The Daily Show” is back! After a two-week break, Jon Stewart and the gang are at it again, and there is a lot to talk about. For instance, the Republican party appears to be facing an identity crisis.

Monday, Mar 11, 2013 at 06:45 AM PDT

Timberlake Sings "Candle in the Wind" for Chavez

Timberlake Sings "Candle in the Wind" for Chavez

If Saturday Night Live's musical guest and host this week Justin TImberlake doesn't enjoy his time on the show, he's an even better actor than everyone thinks. Timberlake and his mega-watt smile reprised old...

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2013 at 10:37 PM PST

Stewart Talks Voting Rights Act, Supreme Court

Stewart Talks Voting Rights Act, Supreme Court

Jon Stewart’s guest on last night’s “Daily Show” was Sandra Day O’Connor, so it makes sense that prior to talking to the retired Supreme Court justice Stewart did a segment on an important case now in front...

Sunday, Mar 3, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST

"SNL" Addresses the Sequester

"SNL" Addresses the Sequester

To say President Barack Obama had a rough week on Capital Hill would be an understatement. This week’s episode of Saturday Night Live poked fun at the Commander-In-Chief every chance it could.

Friday, Mar 8, 2013 at 09:56 AM PST

Colbert on “The Artist Formerly Known as Pope”

Colbert on “The Artist Formerly Known as Pope”

“As of 8 p.m. Central Vatican Time, we are officially popeless,” Steven Colbert declared at the beginning of his segment on the retirement of Pope Benedict XVI.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 at 03:51 AM PST

Stewart Talks Sequester and “Bucket Lists”

Stewart Talks Sequester and “Bucket Lists”

Jon Stewart and “The Daily Show” team are covering the sequester in a segment they call “Sequester 2013: Prelude to the Return of the Barter System.”

Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 at 03:39 AM PST

Stewart Helps Viewers Digest “Hagel with a Smear”

Stewart Helps Viewers Digest “Hagel with a Smear”

After saying the name “Chuck Hagel” in a funny nasal voice a few times, Jon Stewart got to the point: The nomination of Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense.

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 at 09:32 AM PST

Thirsty "Rubio" Has Another Drink on "SNL"

Thirsty "Rubio" Has Another Drink on "SNL"

With a nightmare cruise, a papal resignation, President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's thirsty rebuttal, the crew at "Saturday Night Live" had plenty of material this...

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2013 at 05:58 PM PST

N.J. Gov. Christie, Letterman Laugh About Fat Jokes

N.J. Gov. Christie, Letterman Laugh About Fat Jokes

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and David Letterman have shared some laughs about the many fat jokes the comedian has made about the lawmaker's ample girth.

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2 Groups of Burglars Targeting Carmel Valley Homes
2 Groups of Burglars Targeting Carmel Valley Homes

Two groups of robbers are targeting houses in Carmel Valley, and police are hoping surveillance video will lead to a tip that will put the thieves behind bars.

'We Have to Not Be Afraid': Crowd Mourns at House of Spain
'We Have to Not Be Afraid': Crowd Mourns at House of Spain

“We have to not to be afraid,” Jesus Benayas, the president of the House of Spain in Balboa Park told NBC 7 Saturday night.

Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes Pedestrian in Mira Mesa
Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes Pedestrian in Mira Mesa

A hit-and-run driver in a black sedan or coupe struck a pedestrian in the 8200 block of New Salem Street just before 8 p.m. Saturday, San Diego police confirmed.

3 Common Misconceptions About Knee Arthritis
3 Common Misconceptions About Knee Arthritis

Though a common condition, "arthritis" is an often misunderstood word, but it's important to know the real facts.

Thousands Descend on Boston for Anti-Racist Protest
Thousands Descend on Boston for Anti-Racist Protest

Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their...

Man Using Drone to Smuggle Meth Across Border Arrested: CBP
Man Using Drone to Smuggle Meth Across Border Arrested: CBP

After a drone carrying bags of methamphetamine landed in San Diego, a man was arrested for allegedly smuggling drugs nearby.