Amy Schneider wins a hard-fought ‘Jeopardy!’ tournament

Amy Schneider, who won 40 games in a row on ‘Jeopardy!’

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Novelist Tess Gunty wins National Book Award for fiction

Tess Gunty’s “The Rabbit Hutch,” a sweeping novel set in a low-income housing community in Indiana, has won the National Book Award for fiction

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Taylor Swift wins big in Germany at the MTV EMAs

Taylor Swift has won big at Sunday’s MTV EMAs

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Abortion rights wins in Kentucky, elsewhere stoke supporters

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Lexie Overstreet logged plenty of miles on foot, knocking on doors to try to persuade Kentuckians not to take away one of the last legal paths to…

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Jury orders Oscar-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis to pay at least $7.5 million to publicist who accused him of rape

Jury orders Oscar-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis to pay at least $7.5 million to publicist who accused him of rape

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Abortion supporters win in conservative, liberal states

WASHINGTON — Abortion rights supporters won in the four states where access was on the ballot Tuesday, as voters enshrined it into the state constitution in battleground Michigan as well…

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Gerald Stern, prize-winning and lyrical poet, dies at 97

Prize-winning poet Gerald Stern has died

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3 scientists win Nobel Prize in Chemistry for making molecules ‘click’

Click chemistry is a field in which molecular building blocks snap together.

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Nobel win for Swede who unlocked secrets of Neanderthal DNA

Swedish scientist Svante Paabo has won this year’s Nobel Prize in medicine for his discoveries on human evolution, the award’s panel said Monday

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ALS drug wins FDA approval despite questionable data

WASHINGTON — A much-debated drug for Lou Gehrig’s disease won U.S. approval Thursday, a long-sought victory for patients that is likely to renew questions about the scientific rigor behind government…

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