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Spoiler alert: 'Jeopardy!' star Holzhauer's fate revealed

Jun. 3, 2019 7:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — James Holzhauer, the trivia whiz who dominated "Jeopardy!" this spring, isn't invincible after all. The game show's 32-time champion lost for the first time in an episode that aired on Monday, falling short of records for total winnings and longest reign, but still making an argument that...

10 Things to Know for Today

May. 28, 2019 6:09 AM EDT

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. DEADLY STABBING ASSAULT NEAR TOKYO KILLS 2 A man carrying a knife in each hand attacked a group of schoolgirls and adults at a bus stop, killing two and injuring 16 before killing himself. 2. SNOWPLOWS USED...

'Jeopardy' champ James Holzhauer nears Ken Jennings' record

May. 27, 2019 9:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Holzhauer's "Jeopardy" winning streak is still going and he may be on track to surpass Ken Jennings' record earnings in the next month. Holzhauer on Monday won his 28th straight game with an additional $130,222 in winnings, the second highest single-day sum ever recorded on the...

Today in History

May. 23, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2019. There are 222 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 23, 1934, bank robbers Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker were shot to death in a police ambush in Bienville Parish, Louisiana. On this date: In 1788, South Carolina became the...

Man or cyborg? 'Jeopardy!' champ passes $1 million mark

Apr. 24, 2019 10:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There's no truth to the rumor that James Holzhauer is a cyborg created to be the perfect "Jeopardy!" contestant. But given how he's made a level of excellence rarely seen on the television quiz show appear almost mundane, it sometimes seems that way. Holzhauer eclipsed the $1 million mark...