• FILE- In this Aug 19, 2014 file photo, commuters move past posters and hoardings of Indian films in Mumbai, India.   British rock band Coldplay's latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with critics accusing its producers of showing stereotypical images of India with Hindu holy men, peacocks and colorful festivals.(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, file)

    Coldplay’s latest video criticized for portrayal of India

    NEW DELHI (AP) — British rock band Coldplay’s latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with critics accusing its producers of showing stereotypical images of India with Hindu holy men, peacocks and colorful festivals.

  • Sam Hunt: Playing Super Bowl blends love for music, sports

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — As a kid, Sam Hunt dreamt of playing in the Super Bowl. And he was on the right path as a quarterback for both Middle Tennessee State University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

  • Uphill skiing grabs hold in Colorado mountains

    GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Skiers looking for new thrills are heading to ski resorts after dark, filling parking lots and climbing ski runs after the sun goes down.

  • Props rule the day for Super Bowl at Vegas sports books

    Jay Kornegay still finds it painful to talk about the last time the Denver Broncos were in the Super Bowl and the first snap of the game went over Peyton Manning’s head for a Seattle safety.

  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell poses with Norma Hunt, the widow of longtime Kansas City Chiefs owner Lamar Hunt, after a news conference Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Memories of 50 Super Bowls and how the game was named

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Norma Hunt was buying some gifts for her young children in a Dallas toy store when she came across some balls that bounced so high they could go over a small house.

  • In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 photo patrons play poker in a designated area at Twin River Casino, in Lincoln, R.I. Casinos far from Las Vegas are experimenting with different ways to draw millennials. Twin River Casino removed 274 slot machines to make way in December for more poker and other table games favored by younger gamblers. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Tattoos, martial arts and poker? Casinos wooing millennials

    BOSTON (AP) — Casinos worried that millennials aren’t getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and other offbeat attractions to attract a younger clientele.

  • Young revelers joke with each other as they lay on the shade during the "Burial of the Mosquito" carnival block parade in Olinda, Pernambuco state, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. The parade that happens every year during carnival informs residents and tourists about the dangers of the Aedes aegypti and teaches them how to combat the mosquito. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

    For Brazil’s Carnival fans, even Zika can’t stop the party

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian Carnival could be called a hungry mosquito’s dream — five days of non-stop street parties that bring together millions of revelers in an inviting mass of bare ankles, uncovered legs and denuded torsos. So the mosquito-borne Zika virus might be expected to dampen this year’s debauchery.

  • Michigan Lottery plans Super Bowl ad to promote online games

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Lottery says it will use a Super Bowl ad in the state to kick off three weeks of advertising to promote its online games.

  • In this Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 photo, glassblower William Gudenrath makes a goblet with techniques used by Renaissance Venetians at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y. Gudenrath spent decades researching how Renaissance-era glassmakers produced objects that are now considered works of art.  (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Glass expert digs into secrets of historic Venetian process

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A modern-day glassblower believes he has unraveled the mysteries of Renaissance-era Venetian glassmaking, a trade whose secrets were so closely guarded that anyone who divulged them faced the prospect of death.

  • In this Jan. 27, 2016 photo, children look at Hanako the elephant at Inokashira Park Zoo on the outskirts of Tokyo. An online petition drive wants the 69-year-old Hanako, or "flower child," to be moved to a Thai sanctuary, to live in a natural, grassy habitat where elephants romp in herds, not alone in her concrete pen, with a wading pool she hardly uses and a nearby side building to spend the night. It’s attracted tens of thousands of signatures already, with the aim of submitting them to the suburban Tokyo zoo and the Japanese government. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    Move sought for Japan’s oldest elephant may be too late

    TOKYO (AP) — In the humble zoo, among the small cages of owls, guinea pigs and raccoons, Japan’s oldest elephant stands in a concrete pen about the size of half of a basketball court. She drinks sugar water from a bucket and munches on bananas with her last remaining tooth while a debate is being waged about where she should live out her final years.