Wheeler leads Team Wilson to win at WNBA All-Star Game

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brittney Griner and the WNBA All-Stars put on quite a show in Team Wilson's 129-126 victory over Team Delle Donne on Saturday. Griner had an All-Star record three du...

Facts and Figures about the 71st Emmy Awards nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some facts and figures about Tuesday's nominations for the 71st Emmy Awards: ___ EMMYS SO WHITE? (AGAIN) This year's group of n...

Filipina streamer Charess to greet fans at Computex Taipei today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Popular Filipina streamer and cosplayer Charess Kurogane will be meeting with her fans this afternoon (May 31) at Computex Taipei. Charess will be holding a meet and greet w...

AP WAS THERE: 1979 Chicago American Airlines crash kills 273

CHICAGO (AP) — Decades after American Airlines Flight 191 crashed moments after taking off from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, it remains the deadliest aviation accident in U.S. history. ...

Man City prolongs Liverpool drought by retaining EPL title

BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Earning 97 points is almost always enough to win the Premier League. Not for Liverpool, which had the misfortune of running up against a Manchester City team setting new stand...

Duterte allies seek to dominate Philippine midterm polls

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s name is not on the ballot, but Monday’s midterm elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power with...

Duterte allies seek to dominate Philippine midterm polls

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's name is not on the ballot but Monday's midterm elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power with a brutal crackdown...

Alongside Cannes mainstays, fresh faces try to stand out

Mati Diop only realized long after her Dakar-set "Atlantics" had been selected to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival that she had made history. Diop, the 36-year-old French-born filmmaker of Senegal...

Video shows octopus nearly rip off Chinese streamer's face

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Chinese live-streamer broadcast her harrowing encounter with an octopus as she tried to pry its suckers off her face, leading to a number of minor injuries. In what was su...

Rural Catholic church defies Sri Lanka threats, holds Mass

THANNAMUNAI, Sri Lanka (AP) — The checkpoints started just outside of an east Sri Lanka village, the strictest seen in the days after Islamic State-aligned militants launched suicide attacks that kill...

Christians' ethnic inclusion in Sri Lanka keeps fragile calm

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — During the bad years, when rebels mostly from the ethnic minority Tamils and majority Sinhalese government forces were slaughtering each other in a horrific civil war, Gnanam...

Savannah gearing up for profitable St. Patrick's Day weekend

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Park fountains are gushing with green-dyed water. Beer trucks are making deliveries on a constant loop. And thousands of tourists in gaudy green outfits will soon arrive for Savan...

Taiwanese horror game 'Devotion' taken down after Chinese outcry over Xi Jinping Easter eggs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese horror video game "Devotion" has been taken offline today, exactly one week after its launch and following an intense Chinese gamer backlash over mocking re...

Royale rumble: 'Apex Legends' smashing 'Fortnite' records

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since its meteoric rise, "Fortnite" is no longer a no-doubt victory royale atop the video game industry. "Apex Legends" — a battle royale from Elec...

Come together: Super Bowl Sunday, the last stand of live TV

ATLANTA (AP) — Oh sure, there's plenty of evidence to support the soothsayers who are predicting the slow, inevitable death of live television. And there's plenty of proof to bolster...