A look at how Hollywood has depicted authoritarians, from Duck Soup to The Last King of Scotland.
Jon Stewart is honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center. The former host of The Daily Show was praised for revitalizing political satire and for his activism.
The show's focus on important subjects makes for compelling viewing. But much from the first two episodes feels like a stitched-together pastiche of items from The Daily Show.
A day after the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, a star-studded roster of comedians will perform at a benefit to raise money for victims and their families.
Jon Stewart and Ted Cruz are among other high-profile people who took to Twitter to comment on the stock story gripping the country.
The comedian and activist is helping to launch a new campaign to fight for war veterans who say they are sick because of exposure to burn pits and other toxins in Afghanistan and Iraq.