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Chelsea Clinton says she could run for NYC mayor or U.S. Senate

Chelsea Clinton says she could run for NYC mayor or U.S. Senate

NEW YORK, April 15 (UPI) -- Hillary Clinton's daughter is still leaving the door open for public office.
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Jimmy Fallon and Stevie Nicks perform 'Stop Draggin' My Heart Around'

Jimmy Fallon and Stevie Nicks perform 'Stop Draggin' My Heart Around'

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- Jimmy Fallon plays Tom Petty as he and Stevie Nicks recreate the classic music video for "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around" on the Tonight Show.
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Anne Hathaway and Jimmy Fallon sing Broadway versions of rap songs

Anne Hathaway and Jimmy Fallon sing Broadway versions of rap songs

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- Anne Hathaway joined Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" to sing Broadway versions of Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, and Kendrick Lamar.
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Putin calls Sarah Palin on the 'Tonight Show'

Putin calls Sarah Palin on the 'Tonight Show'

April 3 (UPI) -- Jimmy Fallon played Russian President Vladimir Putin placing a phone call to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to ask her how she knew about Ukraine invasion.
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Samuel L. Jackson performs slam poetry about 'Boy Meets World'

Samuel L. Jackson performs slam poetry about 'Boy Meets World'

April 2 (UPI) -- Samuel L. Jackson performed a hilarious slam poetry piece about "Boy Meets World" during his Tuesday appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon."
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Joan Rivers makes first appearance on 'Tonight Show' in decades

Joan Rivers makes first appearance on 'Tonight Show' in decades

March 29 (UPI) -- Joan Rivers celebrates first appearance as guest on "The Tonight Show" in 28 years with a genital piercing ... or did she?
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January Jones goes commando on 'Tonight Show'

January Jones goes commando on 'Tonight Show'

March 29 (UPI) -- January Jones wears lace-paneled jumpsuit that would've revealed her underwear had she been wearing any.
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Jimmy Fallon impersonates Bill Cosby to his face [VIDEO]

Jimmy Fallon impersonates Bill Cosby to his face [VIDEO]

March 27 (UPI) -- Watch the "Tonight Show" host do a pretty decent impression of Bill Cosby -- in front of Bill Cosby.
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Jude Law and Jimmy Fallon have 'funny face off'

Jude Law and Jimmy Fallon have 'funny face off'

March 26 (UPI) -- Jimmy Fallon threw down on "The Tonight Show" and challenged actor Jude Law to a "funny face off."
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Arnold Schwarzenegger obliges Jimmy Fallon, shouts "Get to the choppa!!!"

Arnold Schwarzenegger obliges Jimmy Fallon, shouts "Get to the choppa!!!"

March 25 (UPI) -- Arnold Schwarzenegger worked two of his iconic lines from film into his Monday appearance on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon."
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Carson Daly and fiancee Siri Pinter expecting third child

Carson Daly and fiancee Siri Pinter expecting third child

March 25 (UPI) -- Carson Daly is about to become a dad for the third time.
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Chelsea Clinton says she gets asked about running for office almost every day

Chelsea Clinton says she gets asked about running for office almost every day

March 23 (UPI) -- Chelsea Clinton discussed her work with the Clinton Global Initiative, living in New York and all those questions about her future in politics.
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Kevin Bacon reenacts 'Footloose' dances 30 years later [VIDEO]

Kevin Bacon reenacts 'Footloose' dances 30 years later [VIDEO]

March 22 (UPI) -- Jimmy Fallon declares dancing illegal on the "Tonight Show," and Kevin Bacon promptly breaks the rule with a "Footloose" homage.
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Jimmy Fallon and Billy Joel form 2-man doo-wop group with iPad app

Jimmy Fallon and Billy Joel form 2-man doo-wop group with iPad app

March 21 (UPI) -- Billy Joel stopped by the Tonight Show and he and Jimmy Fallon formed a two-man doo-wop group to perform "Lion Sleeps Tonight" using an iPad app.
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Jimmy Fallon gathers puppies and kittens for 'First Kiss' spoof

Jimmy Fallon gathers puppies and kittens for 'First Kiss' spoof

March 14 (UPI) -- Jimmy Fallon gathered puppies and kittens for an adorable "First Lick" spoof on the "First Kiss" viral ad that documents 20 strangers' first kisses.
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James Thomas "Jimmy" Fallon, Jr. (born September 19, 1974) is an American actor, comedian, singer, musician and television host. He currently hosts Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, a late-night talk show that airs Monday through Friday on NBC. Prior to that, he was best known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1998–2004, as well as appearing in several films.

James Thomas Fallon Jr. was born in Brooklyn, New York. Jimmy is the son of Gloria and James Fallon, Sr., who is a Vietnam War veteran. His family later settled in Saugerties, New York, while his father worked at IBM in nearby Kingston, New York. He is of Irish descent. As a child, he and his older sister, Gloria, would reenact the "clean parts" of Saturday Night Live that his parents had taped for him. Fallon was such a fan of Saturday Night Live that he made a weekly event of watching it in his dormitory during college. In his teens he impressed his parents with different impersonations, the first being of James Cagney. He was also musically inclined, and started playing guitar at age 13. He would go on to mix comedy and music in contests and shows.

Fallon attended St. Mary of the Snow, a Roman Catholic parochial school, and Saugerties High School. He graduated in 1992 and attended The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York. He was a Computer Science major, but switched to Communications in his senior year, dropping out 15 credits shy of a degree. "I was a Computer Science major. I got out once it got really hard. I made it up to C++. Then I couldn't do the math — it got really confusing. I switched to Communications, which is a ridiculous major — let's be honest," he recalls. On May 9, 2009, Fallon received a B.A. in Communications and an honorary Doctorate degree from The College of Saint Rose after presenting college officials with his impressive portfolio, which satisfied all requisites for his degree. In addition to receiving a BA, Fallon spoke at the school's 86th commencement. That night, on Saturday Night Live, he held up his diploma during the closing of the show. Additionally, he showed excerpts from the ceremony on his late night show May 11, 2009.

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