Mike Richards steps down as new ‘Jeopardy!’ host

Mike Richards, the executive producer of Jeopardy! who was tapped to succeed Alex Trebek as host of the venerable game show franchise, announced Friday he is stepping aside amid recent scrutiny over past comments about women, Jews and poor people. I was deeply honored to be asked to host the

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Police caller must pay harassed BLM protesters $4.5K

A former ice cream shop owner accused of calling police on peaceful Black Lives Matters protesters was ordered Wednesday to pay them $500 each by a judge for violating their civil rights. Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit against the former owner of Bumpy’s Polar Freeze in Schenectady was the first

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Three U.S. senators test positive for coronavirus

Three senators announced Thursday that they had tested positive for the coronavirus in a series of breakthrough infections. All three senators said they had been vaccinated. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a critic of mask mandates on planes and trains, has tested positive, his office said Thursday. A second senator, Angus

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