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A Nigerian chess champion plays the royal game for 60 hours — a new global chess record

Apr. 20, 2024 14:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Nigerian chess champion and child education advocate played chess nonstop for 60 hours in New York City’s Times Square to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon. Tunde Onakoya, 29, hopes to raise $1 million for children's education across...

Movie Review: 'Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire' clears a low bar

Mar. 20, 2024 16:28 PM EDT

Forty years after “Ghostbusters” and following a string of sequels that never measured up to the 1984 original — beginning all the way back with 1989’s “Ghostbusters II” — it’s fair to wonder, well, who else ought we to call? It may be time to, if not give up the ghost entirely, at...