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The Daily Show spotlighted the problem of growing inequality — between the millionaires, and the even more elite billionaires. And they also featured one oddly Patriotic Millionaire, who even wants to have economic policies that would lift up everyone else.

Larry Wilmore hosted a panel on the economic issues facing black women in America.

Jimmy Fallon hosted actor James Spader, who told the interesting story of how in the 1970s he was friends at school with John F. Kennedy Jr., and that Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis helped get him his first acting job.

Jimmy Kimmel presented a special message for the anti-vaccine movement — featuring doctors who couldn’t believe they even had to create this public service announcement.

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It was a hell of a hot summer, exploding the tops off thermometers with deadly triple-digit readings across the country, including in far northern regions that've almost never seen such extremes. As we're learning, week after week of debilitating heat intensifies wildfires, causes electric grids to fail, kills millions of wild animals (including fish), burns up crops, and concentrates toxic air.

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Brett Kavanaugh

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By joining his fellow conservatives on the Supreme Court in declining to block one of the country's most restrictive abortion laws, a Texas statute that bans the procedure as early as six weeks into pregnancy, Justice Brett Kavanaugh made good on his unspoken pledge to demolish Roe v. Wade. Kavanaugh's actions could change the fabric of this country for decades, and empower radicals within the Republican Party to strip away more rights of Americans.

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