• New exhibit celebrates Olympics, western Michigan athletes

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A new exhibit celebrating the Olympics and western Michigan athletes is going on display.

  • Former NDSU QB Carson Wentz honored for academic excellence

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Former North Dakota State University quarterback Carson Wentz has been honored for his excellence not on the field but in the classroom.

  • In this Tuesday, June 26, 2007, file photo, Elliot Schrage, left, Google vice president for global communications & public affairs, listens, as Google Earth & Maps Director John Hanke smiles while listening to remarks from Dr. Jane Goodall during a video teleconference with Goodall from London at Google Earth's offices in New York. Hanke now runs Niantic Labs and is the man behind "Pokemon Go." (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

    How ‘Pokemon Go’ went from prank to phenomenon

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The origin of “Pokemon Go” is as peculiar as any of the Voltorbs or Snorlaxes that players track and capture in the surprise hit game.

  • In this Jan. 30, 1996 file photo, Roger Ailes, left, speaks at a news conference as Rupert Murdoch looks on after it was announced that Ailes will be chairman and CEO of Fox News. 21st Century Fox said Thursday, July 21, 2016, that Ailes is resigning immediately. Murdoch will assume the role of Chairman and acting CEO of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    The post-Ailes Fox News may have bigger problems

    NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Ailes built the Fox News Channel into a ratings juggernaut, one that successfully presented a conservative alternative to mainstream news and garnered a large new audience in the Age of Trump.

  • Fans of Indian superstar Rajinikanth offer prayers in front of his poster outside a cinema hall to celebrate the screening of “Kabali” in Chennai, India, Friday, July 22, 2016. Hundreds of thousands of fans of Indian superstar Rajinikanth thronged cinemas across India and Malaysia on Friday for the premiere of his latest film, "Kabali," jumping from their seats and dancing in the aisles as their hero fought enemies in the gangster flick. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

    Crowds cheer Indian superstar Rajnikanth’s latest film

    CHENNAI, India (AP) — Private companies declared a holiday and parents kept children out of school as an air of celebration swept southern India on Friday for the premiere of Indian superstar Rajinikanth’s latest film.

  • In this Wednesday, July 20, 2016 photo, copies of "China's Godfather Xi Jinping" and other so-called banned books are on display at an annual book fair in Hong Kong. Hong Kong publishers unveiled their latest titles on sensitive Chinese topics at a major book fair this week even as many in the industry despaired over the chilling effect from the recent case of five missing booksellers. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

    Hong Kong booksellers braving China chill for publishers

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong publishers’ latest works on sensitive Chinese topics were displayed at a book fair this week, despite the chill persisting from recent detentions of five local booksellers.

  • Fans of Indian actor Rajinikanth wait outside a theatre to buy tickets on the eve of release of his new movie Kabali, in Bangalore, India, Thursday, July 21, 2016. Businesses in southern India have given their employees the day off on Friday so they can attend screenings of a new film starring Tamil cinema's superstar Rajinikanth. One of Asia's highest paid actors, Rajinikanth is considered one of the most bankable stars in India. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

    Crowds cheer Indian superstar Rajnikanth’s latest film

    CHENNAI, India (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of fans of Indian superstar Rajinikanth are thronging cinemas across the country to catch the premiere of his latest film, “Kabali.”

  • Barkley: “Golf is fun until you hit somebody in the head”

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Leave it to Charles Barkley to capsulize the challenges he and others will face atop the Sierra this weekend trying to keep their golf balls in the fairway, away from the galleries and out of the water during the 27th annual American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.

  • In this image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown, from left, Krisha Marcano, Allison Semmes and Trisha Jeffrey appear during a performance of "Motown The Musical," in New York. (Joan Marcus/Boneau/Bryan-Brown via AP)

    Review: Catchy return of ‘Motown: The Musical’ on Broadway

    NEW YORK (AP) — Motown. The single word instantly conjures memories and snatches of songs from the many gold records and superstars who came out of that Detroit label — Diana Ross, the Jackson Five, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, The Four Tops, to name a few.

  • New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in New York, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Sabathia loses again on birthday, Yanks miss sweep vs O’s

    NEW YORK (AP) — Next year, CC Sabathia might prefer to skip pitching on his birthday.