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'Rogue One' moves 'Star Wars' forward by going back
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there were more stories than those of the Skywalker family. That was the idea Disney was counting on when it purchased George Lucas's empire Lucasfilm for $4 billion in 2012, and the rights to everything in the "Star Wars" universe. Sure, they'd continue chronicling the trajectory of the Skywalkers, but what else was out there?...

Extreme Wyoming cold frosts even Moscow Ballet
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- It got so cold in Wyoming, even the Moscow Ballet couldn't move....

Katie Holmes probes mom-daughter bond in directorial debut
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Katie Holmes is a single mom raising a daughter and that's the subject of her feature film directorial debut, "All We Had."...

Vice Media offering apprenticeships to former inmates
NEW YORK (AP) -- Vice Media is starting an apprenticeship program at its Brooklyn headquarters for recently released prison inmates, saying it wants to take action on an issue that the media company has been reporting on for the past few years....

Matt Czuchry: The 'Gilmore Girls' ending seems perfect to me
NEW YORK (AP) -- "Gilmore Girls" fans finally got what they've been waiting for when four new episodes of the series were released on Netflix two weeks ago....

Wife on video: '5,000 percent sure' she wanted husband dead
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Millions of people have seen a secretly recorded video of Dalia Dippolito telling an undercover police officer she was "5,000 percent sure" about hiring him to kill her husband....

Candace Cameron Bure exiting TV's 'The View'
NEW YORK (AP) -- There's another departure on television's "The View," with Candace Cameron Bure saying she can no longer handle the bicoastal life made necessary by her acting career....

Rolling Stone's Mick Jagger celebrates birth of 8th child
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mick Jagger's representatives say the rock legend has welcomed the birth of his eighth child....

Mandolin whiz Thile brings younger crowd to 'Prairie Home'
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Halfway through his first season hosting "A Prairie Home Companion," mandolin maestro Chris Thile still feels "like a kid in a candy store" taking over the long-running popular public radio show created by Garrison Keillor - but knows he has to do one big thing....

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