| 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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:47 PM
An Arlington Heights 17-year-old went all in on "Teen Jeopardy" and lost on the final question, though most of her episode was interrupted by the president Tuesday.
"How many people can say that? Of course, national security takes precedence," said...
| May 16, 2014
Brad Rutter, a 36-year-old actor and producer from Los Angeles, won the "Jeopardy! Battle of the Decades," defeating Ken Jennings and Roger Craig, in an episode that aired today. The million dollar win capped off a week in which Bethlehem......
| May 16, 2014
King of Prussia? Really? That was the surprising answer given to the "Jeopardy!" clue: "Pennsylvania's 'Christmas City,' it was founded by Moravians from Central Europe in 1741" Wednesday on the "Jeopardy! Battle of the Decades Tournament." In the first...
| 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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:59 PM
Steve Lozano, a flight officer at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, competed on the season premiere of the popular syndicated game show "Jeopardy!" that aired on Monday evening.
Lozano, who flies F-18 Super Hornet aircraft, started slow,...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Longtime "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek was in Chicago on Tuesday to promote the start of his 31st season as host of the TV game show. His recently regrown mustache, however, was a no-show.
The new season, which began Monday, marked the return of...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Fall comes. Not such a big deal as it was back before there were 27 TV seasons in a year and a thousand new shows starting every week, but there are still something like a million series premiering on 6 billion channels between now and the end of the...