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Larry Wilmore made good on the dare that he promised to do if Duke University won the NCAA basketball championship: That he would host Thursday’s episode of The Nightly Show dressed in spandex.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is making the rounds of the late night shows, and appeared last night on The Daily Show to promote her new book A Fighting Chance and to talk about the fight for consumer financial reform.

Jimmy Fallon hosted Madonna, and gave her a chance to fulfill a lifelong dream: Taking a turn at stand-up comedy.

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Vladimir Putin

Intelligence officials in Great Britain are telling reporters that “the Kremlin’s real goal is to mobilize 1 million,” in the planned conscription announced by Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, according to The Guardian newspaper in London. British defense officials “reiterated in a briefing on Friday that it was their belief it will be very hard for Russia to reach 300,000, never mind any larger figure.”

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Danziger Draws

Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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