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Larry Wilmore examined the news from Chicago on the police shooting last year of black teenager Laquan McDonald, and the long-running effort by the city to cover up information about it. But then Larry got so sick of all this doom and gloom, he decided to take a trip to a much more fun place to learn about it: “Corruption Junction.”

Trevor Noah looked at all the different groups now declaring war on ISIS — even if they don’t all get along: The United States, the government of Iraq — and now, the hacker group Anonymous.

And in addition to hackers, there are also the mafia and even angry sports fans. And Trevor will have to keep apologizing to each new group for the jokes he makes about them — because he doesn’t any of them to ruin his life.

Conan O’Brien: “After years of being banned, Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf is headed back to German bookstores — the new edition has a foreword by Donald Trump.”

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