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Amy Schneider breaks new ‘Jeopardy’ record with winning streak

Amy Schneider breaks new ‘Jeopardy’ record with winning streak

Amy Schneider’s ‘Jeopardy!’ reign continues. Schneider won her 39th game and also became No. 2 on the all-time consecutive wins list for the game show. Schneider, an engineering manager from Oakland, now has a total winning pot of $1,319,800. Current host Ken Jennings is the only other contestant in the show’s history who has won…MORE

Damon Albarn apologizes for saying Taylor Swift doesn’t write her own songs

Damon Albarn apologizes for saying Taylor Swift doesn’t write her own songs

British musician Damon Albarn has apologized “unreservedly and unconditionally” to American singer Taylor Swift after claiming she didn’t write her own songs. Albarn, best known as the frontman of the bands Blur and Gorillaz, made the comments in a Los Angeles Times interview with pop music critic Mikael Wood published Sunday. Swift quickly replied after…MORE

US working with allies to shore up energy supplies if Russia invades Ukraine

US working with allies to shore up energy supplies if Russia invades Ukraine

The Biden administration is making contingency plans to shore up Europe’s energy supplies should a Russian invasions of Ukraine create gas shortages and roil the global economy, senior administration officials said on Tuesday. In a briefing with reporters, the officials confirmed CNN’s reporting on Sunday that US officials have been in regular discussions with a…MORE

Stocks slide as volatility continues

Stocks slide as volatility continues

It’s no turnaround Tuesday on Wall Street: Stocks resumed their selloff at the opening bell for another ride on the market roller coaster. All three major indexes opened with steep losses. The Dow, which fell more than 1,000 points at its lowest point on Monday, opened down 370 points, or 1.1%. The S&P 500 is…MORE

This Silicon Valley city is poised to take a step closer to first-in-the-nation gun ownership requirements

This Silicon Valley city is poised to take a step closer to first-in-the-nation gun ownership requirements

San Jose, California, is getting closer to adopting a first-in-the-nation law to address gun violence by requiring all gun owners to pay a fee and carry liability insurance. The Silicon Valley city’s council is due to vote Tuesday on the ordinance, whose dual-pronged approach aims to reduce the risk of gun harm by incentivizing safer…MORE

The SAT test will go all-digital starting in 2024

The SAT test will go all-digital starting in 2024

The SAT test taken by prospective college students across the country will go all-digital starting in 2024, the College Board announced in a statement Tuesday. “The digital SAT will be easier to take, easier to give, and more relevant,” said Priscilla Rodriguez, vice president of College Readiness Assessments at College Board. “We’re not simply putting…MORE

Hackers target Canada’s foreign ministry in cyber attack

Hackers target Canada’s foreign ministry in cyber attack

A “cyber incident” first detected last week has interrupted some of the Canadian foreign ministry’s “internet-based services,” the Canadian government said Monday. Canadian cybersecurity officials were working to restore those internet services as of Monday night. “Critical services for Canadians” through the foreign ministry were not affected by the incident, the Treasury Board of Canada…MORE

Parents: Don’t throw away this IRS letter

Parents: Don’t throw away this IRS letter

Attention parents: Hold onto that Internal Revenue Service letter about your enhanced child tax credit payments. You’ll need it when you file your 2021 tax return. The IRS has mailed families Letter 6419, which states how much they received in monthly child tax credit payments from July through December. It also notes the number of…MORE

Home prices soared 18.8% in November

Home prices soared 18.8% in November

Home prices rose 18.8% in November, according to the Case-Shiller Home Price Index, a slight slowdown from the previous month. The-CNN-Wire™ & © 2022 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved.MORE

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