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NEW YORK (AP) — A Texas woman who spontaneously donned a Chewbacca mask she bought for a Facebook video says she feels like she deserves a gold medal after the post garnered more than 135 million views. Candace Payne tells ABC's "Good Morning America" that the mask that emits...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An original animator's desk from Walt Disney Studios and a vintage Mickey Mouse doll signed by Walt Disney are among the items up for bid next month in an online auction of rare Disney memorabilia. The website of Van Eaton Galleries lists more than 700 items...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A star of the reality show "Pawn Stars" is taking a plea deal that could spare him jail time in a case stemming from the discovery of guns, marijuana and other drugs at his Las Vegas home. Austin Lee Russell, known as "Chumlee" on the TV series, told a judge...
NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama dined in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Monday with CNN personality Anthony Bourdain, whose "Parts Unknown" food travelogue is one of the network's most popular nonfiction series. Bourdain met with Obama to discuss the purpose of Obama's trip to Asia...
RATON, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is joining other states in pushing an initiative to revitalize downtown districts in isolated, small towns by rehabilitating aging, historic theaters. An economic development program, similar to efforts in Iowa and Illinois, seeks to save the often-...
NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama is dining in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Monday with CNN personality Anthony Bourdain, whose "Parts Unknown" food travelogue is one of the network's most popular nonfiction series. CNN said Monday that Bourdain will discuss the purpose of Obama's...
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian state television says Velimir Bata Zivojinovic, former Yugoslavia's best known film star who was also popular in China, has died. He was 82. State TV said Monday that Zivojinovic died late on Sunday in a Belgrade hospital. He was suffering from...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history. A century and a-half is nothing in the eons of often violent geology...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two years after Michael Jace shot and killed his wife in their Los Angeles home, the actor is scheduled to go on trial in a case that will explore several unanswered questions about what led to the killing. Jace, who played a police officer on the FX series "...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw tossed a two-hitter for his third shutout of the season, pitching the Los...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw tossed a two-hitter for his third shutout of the season, pitching the Los...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An unspecified number of North Koreans working at a Pyongyang-run restaurant overseas...
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before. The rate of smoking...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Salvador Perez had a career-high five hits, including a double, a triple and an RBI, to lead...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. government on Monday threatened to cut off Medicare and Medicaid funding to a...