NBC plans a 12-day-long, 24/7 quiz show this fall

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC says it’s planning a 12-day-long, around-the-clock competition show to air this fall. The network said Wednesday that the trivia-based game show, “The Million Second Quiz,” will air live in prime time from a…
Liberty High School Bomb Threat

Threat at Liberty HS

Update Extra patrols are securing Liberty High School Wednesday morning after a bomb threat was found at the school on Tuesday. …

Nicole Kidman and Ang Lee join starry Cannes jury

PARIS (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival announced its most Hollywood-heavy jury lineup in years Wednesday, with a list that includes Oscar winners Nicole Kidman, Christoph Waltz and Ang Lee. Veteran filmmaker Steven Spielberg, who is 2013′s jury…

Pa. celebrity targeter jailed on stalking charge

MEADVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A northwestern Pennsylvania woman who has targeted Michael Jordan and Paris Hilton in frivolous lawsuits is now jailed on charges she stalked a w……

Police: NW Pa. couple took baby during burglary

RIDGWAY, Pa. (AP) — State police have charged a young couple with burglarizing a northwestern Pennsylvania home and taking an 11-month-old baby in the process, but ar……

Metallica to debut new film on IMAX in September

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Metallica already planned to go big with its new 3D film. IMAX is helping make the debut for “Metallica Through The Never” giant-sized. The film that mixes concert footage with a dramatic narrative and…

Ohio zoo’s baby monkey named for CBS TV character

POWELL, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo’s recent additions include a monkey named after a quirky scientist character on the CBS comedy “The Big Bang Theory.” The colobus monkey named Dr. Sheldon Cooper was born March 3. A…

Ex-Pa. youth home worker cleared of sexual abuse

BRADFORD, Pa. (AP) — A New York man has been acquitted of charges he molested two teenage girls in exchange for cigarettes at the northwestern Pennsylvania facility fo……

Uruk, maybe the 1st metropolis, gets Berlin show

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin’s Pergamon Museum is offering visitors a glimpse of perhaps the world’s first real metropolis in a new exhibition that traces the long history of Uruk, in present-day Iraq. Artifacts, including clay masks of demons,…

Zach Braff launches Kickstarter campaign for film

NEW YORK (AP) — Since directing “Garden State,” Zach Braff has continually prepared music in an iTunes playlist titled, “For Next Movie.” Nine years and hundreds of saved songs later, Braff hopes he’s finally making his follow-up to…

Paltrow named People’s Most Beautiful Woman

NEW YORK (AP) — People magazine has named Gwyneth Paltrow as the World’s Most Beautiful Woman for 2013. The 40-year-old actress tops the magazine’s annual list of the “World’s Most Beautiful,” announced Wednesday. Commenting on her selection, Paltrow…
Horse track meeting

Horse track meeting

Penn National executives and the Ohio Horse Racing Commission agree to sit down an talk…