Cardi B to Co-Host ‘The Tonight Show’ With Jimmy Fallon on Monday

Supported by Television Cardi B to Co-Host ‘The Tonight Show’ With Jimmy Fallon on Monday Photo Cardi B, who will be co-hosting and performing a song on “The Tonight Show” on Monday. Credit Evan Agostini/Invision, via Associated Press When they zig, he zags.
Cardi B will be co-host “The Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon next Monday night, the first time the show has ever had two people sharing hosting duties, NBC said on Tuesday.
Next Monday’s show will, as usual, stand out compared to his competitors: Mr. Fallon has kept his show joke-and-celebrity heavy while CBS’s Stephen Colbert and ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel have gotten increasingly political. In that time, Mr. Fallon’s ratings have declined while Mr. Colbert and Mr. Kimmel have seen their total viewerships go up.
Enter Cardi B.
The Bronx-born rapper appeared on Mr. Fallon’s show in December, and her segment on the couch became a viral hit. To date, the five-minute interview has collected more than 16 million views. She also appeared ..

Bill Cosby Jury to Hear Account That His Accuser Was Scheming

Supported by Television Bill Cosby Jury to Hear Account That His Accuser Was Scheming Photo Bill Cosby, right, with his spokesman, Andrew Wyatt, as they make their way to the courtroom for jury selection for Mr. Cosby’s trial on sexual assault charges. Credit Michael Bryant/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images NORRISTOWN, Pa. — In a major victory for Bill Cosby, the judge in his sexual assault trial ruled Tuesday to admit testimony from a Temple University academic adviser who says that Mr. Cosby’s central accuser, Andrea Constand, told her she could make money by falsely claiming that she had been molested by a prominent person.
Judge Steven T. O’Neill of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas had barred the testimony of the administrator, Marguerite Jackson, 56, an adviser in Temple’s Boyer College of Music and Dance, during Mr. Cosby’s first trial, which ended with a hung jury last summer.
That ruling came after Mr. Constand, a former staff member for the Temple women’s bas..

Now Read This: Discussion Questions for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times Book Club’s April Pick: ‘The Death and Life of the Great Lakes’

Discussion Questions for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times Book Club’s April Pick: ‘The Death and Life of the Great Lakes’ Photo Our April pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, “Now Read This” is Dan Egan’s “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes.” It’s an epic and wonderfully told story of history, science and reportage about the largest source of freshwater in the world, and the threat to America’s waterways. Become a member of the book club by joining our Facebook group, or by signing up to our newsletter. Learn more about the book club here.
Below are questions to help guide your discussions as you read the book over the next month. You can also submit your own questions for Dan Egan on our Facebook page, which he will answer on the NewsHour broadcast at the end of the month.
1. The five great lakes — Lake Erie, Superior, Michigan, Huron and Ontario — make up the world’s largest freshwater system. Some 40 million people live near their shores, and many more of us depend ..