Alex Trebek 1940 – 2020

Alex Trebek 1940 – 2020

Culver City, CA…(November 8, 2020) – JEOPARDY! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends. He was 80 years old. Alex was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2019, and he continued to host JEOPARDY! for the next 18 months. Throughout that time, […]

Sgt. 1st Class Javier Gutierrez & Sgt. 1st Class Antonio Rodriguez Gave Their Lives in Afghanistan

Sgt. 1st Class Javier Gutierrez & Sgt. 1st Class Antonio Rodriguez Gave Their Lives in Afghanistan

Washington, DC…The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Both soldiers died February 8, 2020 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, as a result of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations. The incident is under investigation. The deceased are: Sgt. 1st Class* Javier Jaguar Gutierrez, 28, of […]

Actor Kirk Douglas 1916 – 2020 Passes Away at 103

Actor Kirk Douglas 1916 – 2020 Passes Away at 103

Hollywood, CA…”Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch; December 9, 1916 – February 5, 2020) was an American actor, producer, director and author. A centenarian, he was one of the last surviving stars of the film industry’s Golden Age.[2] After an impoverished childhood with immigrant parents and six sisters, he made his film debut in The Strange […]

Legendary Journalist Cokie Roberts Dies at 75

Legendary Journalist Cokie Roberts Dies at 75

New York, NY…From ABC News…”ABC News President James Goldston sent the following note to the news division on the passing of Cokie Roberts this morning. I’m writing with very sad news. Our dear friend and colleague Cokie Roberts passed away this morning in Washington, surrounded by her family and closest friends. Cokie had a storied […]

Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens April 20, 1920 – July 16, 2019

Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens April 20, 1920 – July 16, 2019

Washington, DC…The Statement from the Supreme Court…Retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, John Paul Stevens, died this evening at Holy Cross Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, of complications following a stroke he suffered on July 15. He passed away peacefully with his daughters by his side. He was 99 years […]

Henry Ross Perot 1930 – 2019

Henry Ross Perot 1930 – 2019

Dallas, TX…Henry Ross Perot, June 27, 1930 – July 9, 2019, was an American business magnate, billionaire, philanthropist, and politician. He was the founder and former chief executive officer of Electronic Data Systems and Perot Systems. He ran an independent presidential campaign in 1992 and a third-party campaign in 1996, establishing the Reform Party in […]

President George H. W. Bush 1924 – 2018

President George H. W. Bush  1924 – 2018

Houston, TX…George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924 – died November 30, 2018) was an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Prior to assuming the presidency, Bush served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. A member of […]

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