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LeVar Burton: ‘Jeopardy!’ Host Gig Began ‘Scary,’ Ended Fun

By Lynn Elber, Associated Press LeVar Burton’s quest to become the new host of “Jeopardy!” has been a confident, upbeat effort by the actor and...

IN MEMORIAM: Film and Stage Legend Cicely Tyson Dies at 96

Among her more memorable stage performances were 1968’s “Carry Me Back to Morningside Heights,” 1969’s “To Be Young, Gifted and Black,” and 1983’s “The Corn is Green.” “So many great stories about Cicely Tyson,” Tweeted Soledad O’Brien. “Whew, that lady was amazing. While shooting a doc on her in Spanish Harlem, people kept stopping their cars. In the street. To hop out and say hi. Old people. Teenagers. Middle-aged fans. “Ciss-el-lee” they’d chant as she’d walk by.”