Disney's "Jett Jackson"/"Rizzoli & Isles" star Lee Thompson Young dies in an apparent suicide

Young, 29, who played the title role on Disney Channel's "The Famous Jett Jackson" was found with what authorities believe was a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Young was discovered after he failed to show up on the "Rizzoli & Isles" set, where he played  Detective Barry Frost.

Report: Dr. Luke is in talks to become "Idol's" 3rd judge

The 39-year-old former "SNL" guitarist who's created hits from Kelly Clarkson's "Since You've Been Gone" to Katy Perry's "California Gurls" is in negotiations with "Idol" after talks with Will.i.am stalled.

NBC News' Chuck Todd praises GOP's NBC and CNN boycott over Hillary Clinton

The move is "smart," says the NBC News political director and White House correspondent, because it limits the number Republican debates.