Better without Beckham? Stats say maybe; Mayfield disagrees

CLEVELAND (AP) — The numbers don't lie. Baker Mayfield has been a better quarterback for the Browns when Odell Beckham isn't around. The eyes don't deceive either. Mayfield lacked on...

Review: Charming 'Over the Moon' gets lost in lunar orbit

The acclaimed animator behind such powerful figures as Ariel, Aladdin, Tarzan and Rapunzel has a new heroine and she's going further than any of his creations — the moon. Twelve-year...

Netflix previews 'Ma Rainey' and Boseman's final performance

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix on Monday previewed George C. Wolfe's August Wilson adaptation “Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,” showcasing Chadwick Boseman's final performance opposite Viola Davis' powerhouse blue...

Uganda's 'taxi divas' rise from COVID-19's economic gloom

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The women grappled with each other inside the vehicle. The driver jerked to ease the grip around her neck, then turned to elbow her attacker in the back seat. She flung the door...

Tiler Peck missed dancing onstage. She went and found one.

When Tiler Peck started giving Instagram ballet classes from her mom's kitchen in California this spring — a way of staying in shape and keeping in touch with dance fans — she initially thought maybe ...

Hotels in eastern Taiwan county enjoy boom over A-Mei New Year concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fans are scrambling to make reservations at hotels in Taitung following the surprise announcement of a free concert to be held in the eastern county of Taiwan featuring Ta...

Ultra Music Festival to return to Taiwan in November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ultra Music Festival is set to make an unexpected return to Taiwan next month and will feature spectacular stages and popular EDM headliners in the country's capit...

Chiefs' high-octane offense has wide variety of playmakers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The previous time Eric Fisher can recall catching a touchdown pass was during his junior season at Stoney Creek High School in Rochester, Michigan, when his old coach would run...

French leader marks Lebanon centennial ahead of gov't talks

BEIRUT (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron planted a cedar tree in a forest north of Beirut, marking Lebanon's centenary on Tuesday, ahead of talks with officials on ways to help extract the count...

Macron starts Lebanon trip by meeting iconic Lebanese diva

BEIRUT (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron returned to Lebanon on Monday, a country in the midst of an unprecedented crisis, for a two-day visit and a schedule packed with events and political tal...

Lady Gaga's new album features S. Korea's Blackpink

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American pop star Lady Gaga's new album, "Chromatica," was released on Friday (May 29) and features collaborations with Elton John and K-pop band Blackpink. ...

Time passages: Mahomes leads comeback for the ages for KC

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — They were celebrating the passage of time as much as football at this Super Bowl: 100-year-old war veterans at midfield for the pregame coin flip, a 50-years-young pop diva ...

2020 Taipei New Year’s Eve bash to feature ‘transformer’ stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taipei New Year’s Eve party promises to bring revelers an experience like no other with a giant stage and A-list performers in addition to the world-famous ...

Beckham vague about future with Browns amid 'bad' season

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s disappointing first season with the Browns isn't even over, and the star wide receiver is already making predictions about the next one. “2020’...

From hated to hero: Dwight Howard's Hollywood comeback story

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwight Howard swatted the shot into the stands and playfully wagged his index finger, his famous smile visible to the back of the lower bowl at Staples Center. And...