Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 12:00pm
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?
A secretly recorded conversation between newlywed Dalia Dippolito and Widy Jean, an undercover Boynton Beach officer posing as a hit man, was played Thursday for jurors who must determine whether she was trying to kill her husband.
Jeff Baenen, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 11:01am
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.
Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 10:33am
A man accused of brazenly stealing a work of art from the Muhammad Ali Center in Kentucky has been arrested in Pennsylvania, but the artwork — a print of a LeRoy Neiman painting showing Ali in a classic boxing pose — has not been recovered, authorities said Thursday.
France has signed an accord to allow the Holocaust museums in Paris and Washington to digitize the vast French World War II archives so the museums can more easily display information on the collaborationist Vichy regime to the public.
Frazier Moore, Associated Press | Posted Dec 8th - 6:10am
With its premiere in 2014, "Mozart in the Jungle" found a brash, charismatic young conductor taking over the New York Symphony Orchestra. Art, ego and hanky-panky followed, both in and out of the orchestra pit.
Mark Kennedy, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 10:10pm
There may have been enough aerosol spray to burn off the rest of our ozone layer, but Wednesday's ambitious live version of the musical "Hairspray" on NBC was worth the environmental damage. It was light and fun and soon had you stuck.