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Are you planning to watch HBO's "Phil Spector"? Then step into my cubicle. We need to talk. I'm just a reporter, so my opinions about film aesthetics don't add up to much, but as one of the only journalists to cover both of Spector's murder trials, I...
One list has four sports cars and six trucks. The other list has nine small vehicles and one sedan. You don't need to be a "Jeopardy!" contestant to figure out which list is for men and which list is for women. Edmunds.com found this out when it compiled...
Tags: Lexus, Nissan, Passenger Cars, Hyundai, Dodge
Clue: This brainiac earned 74 Jeopardy! wins as well as a spot on Barbara Walters' list of the 10 most fascinating people of the year. Answer: Who is Ken Jennings? The trivia mastermind and famed "Jeopardy!" champion is back in print with a new book...
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Pop star and singing competition judge Britney Spears has bought the Thousand Oaks home of former professional hockey player Russ Courtnall and his wife, actress Paris Vaughan. The property came on the market in August at $8.5 million and was withdrawn...
To use an expression he knows so well, I don't give a rat's [tail] what Jim Mora says. I'm the guy trying to get the Rose Bowl named after him, and so after getting thrashed by Stanford I'm asking him if he had the Bruins just going through the motions...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFirst published on Sept. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles -- not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Passion for geography runs deep in Sathwik Karnik's family. When he was about 6, his mother began challenging Sathwik and his older brother, Karthik, to her own version of hide-and-seek — using an atlas. The boys would...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Ten young scholars have made it to the finals of the National Geographic Bee, where they'll compete for a $25,000 college scholarship. The preliminary rounds of the national competition were held Monday, narrowing the field of...
The News-SentinelRumor has it Alex Trebek, "Jeopardy!" game show host, is talking retirement -- when his contract expires in 2016. Trebek, 72, has hosted the show since 1984. Trebek, who is as popular as the long-running "Jeopardy!" series, has other interests he'd like...
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Portland Press Herald, MaineWhen Archer Thomas was about 4 years old he pointed to a map inside a Maine Atlas and Gazetteer and said to his mother, "Look, here's the town of tub." At first Thomas' mother, Jean Whitney, could not figure out what her son was talking about. She had...
Tags: Students, Family, Bodies of Water, Domestic Travel, Geography
TV WatchersAn Emmaus High School graduate won more than $5,000 but didn’t move on to the semi-finals on "Jeopardy! College Champions." Laura Rigge, 20, a junior majoring in Russian at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass., competed against Forrest Farjadian of...
The Philadelphia Inquirercontestants sat clustered in teams, viewing the game board projected on the classroom wall and waiting to pounce on a buzzer if they knew the answer. This was clearly no match for amateurs. "What is the average volume of the adult cranial vault, plus or...
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