Funeral scheduled for NYPD detective who fought for 9/11 fund

World Jul 2, 2019

Funeral scheduled for NYPD detective who fought for 9/11 fund

A funeral will be held Wednesday for a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund. Detective Luis Alvarez appeared with former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart last month to plead with Congress ...

Obama pitches Iran deal to vets, TV host Stewart

World / Politics Jul 22, 2015

Obama pitches Iran deal to vets, TV host Stewart

President Barack Obama's campaign to convince Congress to support the Iran nuclear deal led him on Tuesday to a veterans' convention and "The Daily Show," where he took jabs at those opposing the agreement. In a back and forth on Comedy Central's nightly political satire ...

U.S. comedian Jon Stewart's first film is no joke

Film Sep 6, 2014

U.S. comedian Jon Stewart's first film is no joke

On "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart has frequently made a punch line out of his movie career. When movie stars come on the show, Stewart often happily mocks his own film credentials, the ones largely from his days before becoming a revered late-night host: "Half ...