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Chinese moviegoers get free tickets to see patriotic blockbuster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ultra-patriotic Chinese blockbuster “The Battle at Lake Changjin" (长津湖) has been popular partly because of a promotion that gamifies propaganda. Free movie t...

Von Miller lands with Rams after Broncos trade

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Von Miller spent Monday in a sentimental daze after the Denver Broncos traded him. He went down into the memorabilia-packed basement of his Colorado home and tearfully con...

Beckham's time with Browns in doubt after video firestorm

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s father is upset with Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield for not throwing the ball to his wide-open son. Well, OBJ's all alone again. ...

Lauren Ridloff on playing the MCU's first deaf superhero

NEW YORK (AP) — Three years ago, Lauren Ridloff gave an interview that concluded with the actor contemplating what she wanted to do next. At that point, Ridloff only had one major r...

In 2nd weekend, ‘Dune’ bests 'Last Night in Soho,' 'Antlers'

After a record-breaking start, October’s box office closed out quietly this weekend with “Dune” repeating at number one and two prominent genre newcomers, “ Last Night in Soho ” and “Antlers,” stumbli...

Merck envisions billions from COVID-19 treatment sales

Merck fell out of the race to develop COVID-19 vaccines earlier this year but could vault to head of the pack for treatments in 2022. The drugmaker’s potential antiviral, molnupiravi...

Burrow, Bengals rout Ravens 41-17 for AFC North lead

BALTIMORE (AP) — Joe Burrow threw for a career-high 416 yards and three touchdowns, including a pivotal 82-yarder to rookie Ja’Marr Chase in the third quarter, and the Cincinnati Bengals won their AFC...

Stafford throws 3 TD passes, Rams edge Goff's Lions 28-19

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff was under immediate pressure from Aaron Donald when he dropped back late in a one-score game. He threw to the end zone while being dropped, and Jalen Ramsey picked ...

The Latest: Bucs off to best start, Raiders 2-0 post-Gruden

The latest from Week 7 of the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay is 6-1 for the first time in franchise history, and Las Vegas is 2-0 wi...

Goff returns to LA with winless Lions to face McVay's Rams

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff was the Rams' first draft pick after their return to Los Angeles a half-decade ago — the new quarterback for the franchise's new era. The tall, bl...

Goff, Lions face Stafford, Rams after making big QB trade

DETROIT (0-6) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (5-1) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Rams by 15 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPR...

Alibaba founder Ma spotted in Mallorca in rare trip abroad after China scrutiny

MALLORCA, Spain (Reuters) - Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma was on the Spanish island of Mallorca where his luxury yacht is anchored, two Spanish newspapers said on Wednesday, on his first trip abroad s...

A capsule look at the Dodgers-Braves playoff series

A capsule look at the best-of-seven National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Sa...

Q&A: La Nina's back and it's not good for parts of dry West

For the second straight year, the world heads into a new La Nina weather event. This would tend to dry out parts of an already parched and fiery American West and boost an already busy Atlantic hurric...

Chinese war blockbuster fuels anger in South Korea

Across China, war epic "The Battle at Lake Changjin" is filling cinemas and shattering box office records. The film, set in the Korean Peninsula and deals with the bloody 1950-53 Korean War,...