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  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Germanwings co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies before receiving his pilot’s license DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — How could someone once diagnosed with suicidal tendencies get a job as a commercial pilot, entrusted with the lives…

  • NBC, Cirque du Soleil bringing ‘The Wiz’ to TV, Broadway

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Wiz” is coming to TV and back to Broadway with productions from NBC and Cirque du Soleil. NBC said Monday it will air a Dec. 3 live production of the…

  • NCAA Tournament ratings score with Duke-Gonzaga game

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Duke-Gonzaga game on CBS drew the best overnight rating in 10 years for a Sunday NCAA Tournament regional final. The network announced Monday the 9.9 overnight rating. The Elite Eight…

  • 5 things to know about new ‘Daily Show’ anchor Trevor Noah

    NEW YORK (AP) — You hadn’t heard of Trevor Noah before? Or maybe you recognized him as that handsome, funny guy who’s made a few appearances as a correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show”?…

  • Trevor Noah set to replace Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to “The Daily Show” a handful of times in recent months, will become Jon Stewart’s replacement as host, Comedy Central…

  • AP Exclusive: ‘Daily Show’ host Noah discusses his new gig

    NEW YORK (AP) — The deal was done only last week, says Trevor Noah, the 31-year-old South African comedian who will take over “The Daily Show” from longtime host Jon Stewart. Shortly after Comedy Central…

  • Animal Planet lives wild with its new programming slate

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Wild thing! You make everything groovy.” That half-century-old rock classic from The Troggs might serve as the theme song of Animal Planet. In a deft brand-freshening a few years ago, the…

  • Integration, reconciliation recounted in ‘The Class of 65′

    “The Class of ’65: A Student, a Divided Town and the Long Road to Forgiveness” (Public Affairs), by Jim Auchmutey In 1965, the all-white high school in the small, south Georgia town of Americus ended…

  • Trevor Noah to succeed Jon Stewart

    WASHINGTON — The new host of “The Daily Show” will be Trevor Noah. The 31-year-old South African comedian tweeted about his new role. No-one can replace Jon Stewart. But together with the amazing team at…

  • Cote de Pablo returns to CBS in ‘The Dovekeepers’ miniseries

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cote de Pablo was vacationing in Greece when she received the script for “The Dovekeepers,” a miniseries based on Alice Hoffman’s best-selling novel. “By page 24 I was sobbing,” she recalled…

  • Pastor in co-pilot’s German hometown says co-pilot, family ‘belong to our community’

    MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz’s hometown says the community stands by him and his family, despite the fact that prosecutors blame the 27-year-old co-pilot for causing the…

  • NBC News’ boss faces challenge fixing MSNBC

    NEW YORK (AP) — As he returns to run the NBC News Group, Andy Lack faces one of the same puzzles he tried to solve a decade and a half ago: how to make MSNBC…

  • Police investigate threat to BBC boss over Clarkson firing

    LONDON (AP) — British police are investigating a death threat made to the head of the BBC after the broadcaster fired “Top Gear” host Jeremy Clarkson over an assault on a colleague. The Mail on…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Former Gov. Martin O’Malley, D-Md.; Victoria Reggie Kennedy. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Victoria Kennedy; former Rep. Patrick Kennedy,…

  • Are you ready? 2015 Wrestlemania predictions

    WASHINGTON — It’s known as “The Showcase of the Immortals.” And this Sunday, “Wrestlemania 31″ brings yet another year of memorable matches. Earlier this week, Roman Reigns joined WTOP to discuss his main event against…