| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Boca Raton teen Alan Koolik lost the final match Friday in the 'Jeopardy!' Teen Tournament in a rare sudden-death round.
Alan, an incoming senior at the Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, triumphed in three previous appearances but ended the game's...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Having spent $275 million to buy the rights to "Thursday Night Football," CBS is putting the full might of the company behind it to make sure all of America will be watching.
"There hasn't been an initiative at the CBS corporation in decades as large and...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:11 PM
A former “Jeopardy!” champion from Arlington Heights accused of child sexual assault met his alleged 15-year-old victim at a suburban mall where he worked as a security guard, police said Thursday.
Jerome Slowik, 28, was charged in...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 1:25 PM
He taught his three children to appreciate laughter, beauty and wonder, fought for his country in the South Pacific, spent decades working in advertising, ministered to jail inmates and helped Orlando's homeless find warm places to sleep on cold nights....
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Alex Trebek: "Welcome to 'Jeopardy!' Let's meet our first contestant, Nazareth police Chief Thomas Trachta."
Chief Trachta: "Hey, who put these Fire Trachta stickers all over my podium?"
Alex: "Ha! We just thought we'd have a little fun with your...
| Aug 19, 2014
The History channel is promoting its upcoming "Houdini" miniseries with interactive bus shelters challenging Chicagoans to hold their breath for three minutes — duplicating one of the magician's legendary tricks.
The two-day series will run...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:07 AM
Don Pardo, the seldom-seen, booming-voiced announcer for "Saturday Night Live" for nearly 40 years, died on Monday aged 96, according to multiple family and media reports.
Pardo's death at his home in Tucson, Arizona, where he had continued to pre-...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Don Pardo, the legendary NBC announcer whose deep, resonant voice was heard for more than three decades on "Saturday Night Live," has died. He was 96.
Pardo died Monday evening, according to NBC spokesman Rich Licata. The cause was not given, but...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Computer science is getting stunningly close to granting the wish of the Scarecrow, not to mention the needs of the modern soldier.
The Pentagon has long sought what the Wizard of Oz could not manufacture: a brain, or at least an electronic cognition...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 6:15 AM
1984 brought us another presidential term for Ronald Reagan, the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, the return of "Jeopardy! to television" (with Alex Trebek as host), and the birth of Hulkamania, Katy Perry, Scarlett Johansson, LeBron James and Ethan...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:10 PM
A map in Wednesday's main section showing Nik Wallenda's proposed high-wire walk in Chicago had an incorrect scale. The scale showed 400 feet, not miles.
A Business story Wednesday about "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek misspelled actor Darrell Hammond's...