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A costume of character Darth Vader from the Star Wars film series is displayed during the presentation of the exhibition "Star Wars Identities" at the Cite du Cinema in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, on February 13, 2014. Divided in 3 major themes "Origins, Influences and Choice" through which are explored 10 components of human identity, the exhibition displays more than 200 original pieces from the archives of Lucas Arts Museum, including models, props, costumes and sketches who built the Star Wars universe created by George Lucas. The exhibition runs through February 15 - June 30, 2014 at the Cite du Cinema, French acclaimed director, producer and screenwriter Luc Besson's vast 170-million-euro ($230-million) "Film City" studio complex.

Oakland Making Bid For George Lucas Museum

San Francisco lost out on the museum last summer when George Lucas moved his plans to Chicago, but the Bay Area Council says Oakland is the perfect city for Lucas’ plans.

03/02/2015

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Eye On The Beer: Comic Book Beers You Must Try

How many comic book-inspired beers could we find out there? And boy did we hit the motherlode thanks to the beer fans at Beer Advocate.

02/20/2015

Joshua Tree National Park occupies part of California's Mojave Desert. Congress passed a law in 1994 changing its designation from a national monument to national park. The park - about the size of Rhode Island - is mostly wilderness, inhabited by lizards, ground squirrels, bighorn sheep and coyotes. (Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com)

Plan For Free Admission To National Parks For 4th Graders, Their Families To Be Unveiled

President Barack Obama is turning a historic South Side neighborhood in Chicago into a national monument Thursday, in a visit that also could provide a political lift to the city’s mayor.

02/19/2015

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Best Chinatowns In America

Dive deep into the culture of China by visiting one of America’s finest Chinatowns. Many of these communities were established by early immigrants looking for a place to feel like they are back home.

01/22/2015

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Watch San Francisco Giants Pitcher George Kontos Takes The Ice At Chicago Blackhawks Game

San Francisco Giants pitcher George Kontos dropped the glove and cleats in favor of a hockey stick at Sunday’s Chicago Blackhawks game versus the Minnesota Wild.

01/12/2015

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SF: Tow Truck Scammers Hit Unsuspecting Car Owners With Hefty Ransoms

It’s a scam that’s resulted in hundreds of stolen cars and in major cities across the country. Tow truck bandits show up at an accident before police and paramedics, tow away the cars, and hold them for ransom.

12/23/2014

Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates with his teammates during the game against the Chicago Bulls on December 6, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Winning Streak Hits 12 Straight, Beat Bulls 112-102

CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — Draymond Green scored a career-high 31 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Chicago Bulls 112-102 on Saturday night to set a franchise record with their 12th straight victory. Klay Thompson […]

12/06/2014

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America’s Best Places For A White Christmas

A trip to a winter wonderland can make this Christmas one you’ll never forget.

12/02/2014

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Best Places In America To Spend Thanksgiving Weekend

Instead of gathering at someone’s home this Thanksgiving, make plans for a destination Thanksgiving getaway that the entire family will enjoy.

11/13/2014

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Best US Travel Destinations For You And Your Pet

Here’s a look at five of the best pet-friendly travel destinations in the U.S.

11/07/2014

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