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Jon Stewart examined the controversies surrounding Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to Congress, initiated by Speaker John Boehner as a political maneuver against President Obama — as if the United States would ever meddle in the Middle East.

Larry Wilmore looked at the ethical conundrums surrounding “designer babies,” and the new technology of creating babies with three parents in order to avoid inborn disorders.

David Letterman revealed that the Vatican has come up with an interesting solution for when Pope Francis is too exhausted to carry out his public schedule: A younger understudy.

Jimmy Kimmel featured the benefits of Girl Scout Cookies for building confidence in young girls — and those Girls Scouts really gave him the hard sell.

Jimmy Fallon found a way to cheer up viewers in the midst of all the bad news in the world: Have local NBC news anchors read out imaginary great news.

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Rep. Lauren Boebert

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For far-right Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado, owning a gun-themed restaurant called Shooters Grill has been a major promotional tool among fellow MAGA Republicans and members of the National Rifle Association (NRA). But according to Daily Beast reporter Roger Sollenberger, Boebert’s promotional tool may be in trouble: Sollenberger reports that Boebert’s restaurant is “facing an uncertain” future now that the new landlord of the property she has been renting has announced that he won’t be renewing her lease.

In an article published by the Beast on June 23, Sollenberger describes the property’s new landlord as a “marijuana retailer.”

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Former President Donald Trump

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Publicly, former President Donald Trump is taking credit for the U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade and ultimately revoking women's right to legal abortions. But, behind closed doors, he reportedly is not thrilled about the ruling.

According to Rolling Stone, "privately, the former president is anxious about what the end of Roe, and the flood of extreme Republican state-level anti-abortion laws it will unleash, will mean for the GOP’s electoral prospects — and for his own."

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