It took Congress nearly 18 years to pass a permanent bill to compensate responders and survivors. Here's why.
By Michael McAuliff, Kaiser Health News
In our news wrap Tuesday, police in Puerto Rico fired tear gas as protesters set fires in the streets overnight, continuing to demand Gov. Ricardo Rossello resign. A judge issued search warrants for the cell phones of Rossello and members…
The vote advances the bill to the full House and came the day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized lawmakers for failing to ensure the victims' fund does not run out of money.
By Gretchen Frazee
It’s been nearly two decades since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, and many first responders continue to suffer dire health consequences from exposure to hazardous materials at the disaster sites. Meanwhile, Congress still struggles with how to compensate them,…
An angry Stewart said "sick and dying" first responders and their families came to Washington for the hearing, only to face a nearly deserted dais.
By David Bauder, Associated Press
NEW YORK — Stephen Colbert began his tenure as host of the CBS "Late Show" Tuesday with a tribute to predecessor David Letterman, a brief conversation with rival Jimmy Fallon and a surprise cameo from Comedy Central buddy Jon Stewart.
By PBS NewsHour
Called the nation's "satirist in chief," Jon Stewart’s comedic rants and skewering of the daily news have had far-reaching influence on media and politics. Now he's leaving The Daily show after 16 years. Jeffrey Brown looks back at Stewart’s impact.
By Corinne Segal
As Jon Stewart prepares the leave "The Daily Show," we looked back at the moments the show and its alums crossed into the world of policy.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
NEW YORK -- Barack Obama shifted from baseball to football to analogize the limitations of meeting his goals as president during an appearance on "The Daily Show" Tuesday.
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