Punchlines ripped from the headlines

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 03:00 PM EDT

"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 06:38 AM EDT

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 12:58 PM EDT

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 08:27 AM EDT

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 08:50 AM EDT

"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 09:43 AM EDT

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 07:45 AM EDT

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 07:14 AM EDT

"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 12:23 PM EDT

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 11:46 AM EDT

“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."

Top Stories
Metro Could See Long-Term Single-Tracking, Shutdowns

Metro Could See Long-Term Single-Tracking, Shutdowns

Metro's leader says a new maintenance plan could leave some trains single-tracking for as long as a month and could completely shut down portions of the rail line.

Missing 3-Year-Old Boy Returned by Unknown Person

Missing 3-Year-Old Boy Returned by Unknown Person

An Amber Alert for a missing 3-year-old Virginia boy has been canceled after an unknown person returned the toddler to his family. The boy's father was taken into custody early Thursday afternoon.

Armored Truck Overturns Along Route 50 in Md.

Armored Truck Overturns Along Route 50 in Md.

Drivers traveling along Route 50 in Prince George's County may experience some delays Thursday morning after an armored truck flipped onto its side.

Alexandria Preschool Employees Charged With Assaulting Girl

Alexandria Preschool Employees Charged With Assaulting Girl

Fairfax County police have charged two Alexandria preschool employees with misdemeanor assault and battery for allegedly assaulting a 4-year-old student.

Residents Retreat as Houston Blaze Spews Hazardous Materials

Residents Retreat as Houston Blaze Spews Hazardous Materials

A massive fire at a warehouse complex in Houston is spewing black smoke and hazardous materials, forcing neighbors to shelter in place as nearly 200 firefighters work to beat back the blaze.

Hornqvist Scores in OT, Penguins Beat Capitals 3-2

Hornqvist Scores in OT, Penguins Beat Capitals 3-2

The Washington Capitals lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 Wednesday night.