Fallon to pay up, broadcast show in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon says he’ll keep his word to bring his show to Chicago, thanks to local students making good on their promise to read millions of words this summer. Fallon announced Thursday on his late-night NBC show that...

Fallon to pay up, broadcast show in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon says he’ll keep his word to bring his show to Chicago, thanks to local students making good on their promise to read millions of words this summer. Fallon announced Thursday on his late-night NBC show that...

Iranian youth behind ‘Happy’ video sentenced

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Six young Iranian men and women videotaped dancing to Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” and the homemade video’s director have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and lashes, their lawyer said Friday. The Iranians’ case...
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Color lines are blurred in ABC comedy ‘black-ish’

This image released by ABC shows aurence Fishburne, left, and Tracee Ellis Ross in a scene from the comedy “Black-ish,” premiering Sept. 24. (AP Photo/ABC, Adam Taylor) This image released by ABC shows aurence Fishburne, left, and Tracee Ellis Ross in a scene from the...
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Bennett, Gaga: Kids should know more about jazz

FILE – In this July 28, 2014 file photo, recording artists Lady Gaga, left, and Tony Bennett, attend a Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga concert taping, in New York. Bennett and Lady Gaga’s jazz collaborative album, “Cheek to Cheek,†will be released on...
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‘The Voice’ returns Monday with Pharrell, Stefani

This May 5, 2014 photo released by NBC shows, from left, Adam Levine, Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams, Blake Shelton on the set of “The Voice,” premiering on Sept. 22 . (AP Photo/NBC, Trae Patton) This May 5, 2014 photo released by NBC shows, from left, Adam Levine,...
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‘Gotham’ actor’s Penguin inspired by DC Comics

In this image released by Fox, Robin Lord Taylor is shown in a scene from “Gotham,” premiering on Monday, Sept. 22 at 8:00 ET/PT. (AP Photo/Fox, Jessica Miglio) In this image released by Fox, Robin Lord Taylor is shown in a scene from “Gotham,” premiering...
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Alec Baldwin passionate about green energy

FILE – In this April 6, 2011 file photo, actor Alec Baldwin speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Alec Baldwin, speaking at a reception Thursday Sept. 18, 2014, says he is passionate about green energy. And he’s hoping next week’s United Nations...

Leonard Cohen says touring has improved his mood

NEW YORK (AP) — Leonard Cohen, who returned to performing after a 15-year hiatus in 2008, says touring has improved his mood. “Well, getting back on the road has improved my mood considerably because I was never good at civilian life,” says Cohen, who turns 80...