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The unanswered 'Jeopardy!' question: Who's the new host?

Jun. 10, 2021 16:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Jeopardy!” needed a host, and Lucille Ball had an enthusiastic suggestion for creator Merv Griffin: The smooth-voiced, debonair emcee of the “High Rollers” game show. That was 1984. Decades later, filling the void left by the late Alex Trebek...

Today in History

Jun. 03, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 3, the 154th day of 2021. There are 211 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 3, 1989, Iran’s spiritual leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, died. On the same...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 30-June 5

May. 24, 2021 09:36 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 30-June 5: May 30: Actor Ruta Lee (“High Rollers,” “What’s My Line?”) is 86. Actor Keir Dullea (“2001: A Space Odyssey”) is 85. Guitarist Lenny Davidson of The Dave Clark Five is 77. Actor Stephen Tobolowsky...

Mother's Day resonates for mother of Sanjay Gupta

May. 08, 2021 03:22 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Damyanti Hingorani Gupta had an uncommon career and has helped raise two boys to uncommon success and fame. This Mother’s Day, the first female engineer in the history of Ford Motor Company will be drawing closer to finally seeing her two sons...

Leslie Jordan parlays Instagram fame with new book and album

Apr. 22, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Last year at this time, as much of the world was on lockdown due to the pandemic, Leslie Jordan began posting daily videos of himself on Instagram. The actor known for roles in the “American Horror Story” franchise and “Will & Grace” was...

Chicago video tests newsroom handling of graphic footage

Apr. 16, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The image that many Americans have of 13-year-old Adam Toledo is frozen in time: He is standing in an alley with his hands up as the gunshot that killed him is heard. This week's release of Chicago body camera footage of the March...