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Ace Frehley Not Ruling Out KISS Return

The history of Ace Frehley with KISS has been well documented, as has founding KISS members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley's reluctance to stage …

Here’s Every “Star Wars,” Pixar, and Marvel Reveal From Disney’s D23 Expo

The expo hit both the Anaheim Convention Center and Twitter very hard over the weekend, hammering those following along breathlessly with precious …

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8 unanswered questions about Disneyland's Star Wars Land

Disney raised more questions than it answered at the D23 Expo with the announcement of plans to unveil Star Wars Lands at Disneyland in Anaheim and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Fla.<p>Here's what we know so far: The new 14-acre lands will each feature two attractions set in a remote frontier …

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Star Wars: Rogue One’s cast just got awesome

This weekend at the D23 Disney Expo, we got our first confirmation that the first full-length, non-trilogy <i>Star Wars</i> movie has begun filming. <i>Rogue …

Complete rundown of EW's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' exclusives!

It was an explosive week for <i>Star Wars</i> news at Entertainment Weekly. <i>Pew! Pew! Pew! WHANNN-Waaann!</i><p>(That’s a blaster and lightsaber sound, FYI.)<p>In case …

Sony's New Star Wars-Themed PS4 Leaves Much To Be Desired

This weekend, Sony showed that in addition to having Activision properties like <i>Destiny</i> and <i>Call of Duty</i> in their pocket, they’re also quite friendly with EA. They’re releasing a <i>Star Wars: Battlefront</i> bundle for the PS4, which includes not only the game itself (destined to be one of the biggest of …

So, What Is 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Actually About?

The steady trickle of information about <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> continues. But amidst all of the character details, hints about the setting, and other cryptic clues, the actual plot of the movie remains something of a delightful mystery. It’s been an interesting dance to watch Disney PR pull …

J.J. Abrams explains why anyone would still want to join the new Empire in 'Star Wars'

Anakin Skywalker, Count Dooku and the Emperor are all "Star Wars" characters who turned to the dark side and wound up dead. Coincidence, probably not. At this point in the long history of "Star Wars," it's well established that the dark side corrupts almost anyone it touches. So how are there still …

A perfect snapshot of when all the new 'Star Wars' movies are coming out

Disney revealed a lot of "Star Wars" news over the weekend at fan celebration D23 for its upcoming movies.<p>Lucasfilm is working on a total of six "Star Wars" movies that will span across the next several years. Three will be part of a new ongoing trilogy, while the others will be standalone films …

Benicio del Toro might play the 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' villain

According to The Wrap, the planned sequel might have found its villain in Academy Award-winning Puerto Rican actor Benicio del Toro. While just a rumor, it's an exciting one — Del Toro is a phenomenal actor, capable of portraying both Darth Vader-esque gravity and bizarre charisma at the drop of a …

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Kevin Feige Discusses the Core Themes of CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Will Tie-In with THOR: RAGNAROK

Anthony Ingruber Needs To Be Considered For Han Solo in STAR WARS Anthology Film

THE X-FILES Adds Lauren Ambrose, Robbie Amell, and Kumail Nanjiani

Disney is Bringing CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, STAR WARS, and More to This Year's D23

Watch: Early Teaser For STAR WARS VR Experience on Oculus Rift

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Mike is a hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life is turned upside down. Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a sleeper agent. In a …

Will the emoji movie be or or ?

Sony Pictures Animation plans to make an animated feature film centered on icons beloved of text message and social media addicts around the globe<p>The Lego Movie proved that anything can be turned into a blockbuster franchise with sufficient imagination. Now the stakes have been raised, with an …

We Spoke to a Researcher Working to Stop AI from Killing Us All

Ben Rubenstein got a $100,000 grant to help him study how machine learning can go wrong.<p>Most of us aren't afraid of killer robots because we're adults and we know they aren't real. But earlier this month the Future of Life Institute—a group backed by famed tech entrepreneur Elon Musk—handed out 37 …

Stephen Hawking helps launch massive search for E.T.

A new $100 million, 10-year search for intelligent life in the universe was announced Monday by famed scientist Stephen Hawking and other researchers.<p>The first of the two initiatives announced today, Breakthrough Listen, will be the most powerful search ever taken for signs of intelligent life …

Robotic Surgery Involved in 144 Deaths in 14 Years

Robotic surgery is on the rise as doctors look to make procedures less invasive, but according to a new study, the strategy comes with risks.<p>Looking at more than 10,000 incident reports from the FDA spanning from 2000 to 2013, researchers found that robots were involved in 144 patient deaths and …

Police: Maine man accused in shooting rampage confessed

HOULTON, Maine (AP) — A gunman charged with killing two men in separate shootings and kidnapping a woman who had managed to escape from him through a …

Air traffic controller arrested, accused of being drunk on the job

<b>(CNN) —</b> Among the attributes you want in the person guiding the plane you're aboard, sobriety has to rank pretty highly.<p>But one air traffic controller in Arkansas failed miserably to meet that criteria last week, police say.<p>Awareness dawned that something was amiss Thursday at Springdale Municipal …

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World mayors at Vatican seek 'bold climate agreement'

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Mayors from around the world declared Tuesday that climate change is real, man-made and must be stopped as a matter of moral …

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Handgun mounted on drone fires in mid-air in Connecticut park

Drone modified to include functional semi-automatic handgun, sparking investigation by US Federal Aviation Administration<p>A viral video of a semi-automatic handgun mounted to a small drone has prompted an investigation by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).<p>The short video, titled "Flying …

Trump mocks 2016 opponents, discloses Graham's number

Affidavit: Texas trooper used force in arrest of Sandra Bland, who later died in cell

A police dashboard video released Tuesday shows that a Texas state trooper tried to pull a black motorist out of her car, then drew his stun gun and threatened her after she refused to follow his orders during a traffic stop.<p>The roadside encounter swiftly escalated into a shouting confrontation as …

Like It or Not, Donald Trump Is News

On Friday, July 17, the Huffington Post announced that it would no longer cover Donald Trump, a candidate for President of the United States, as …

Xbox Sales Rising, as Minecraft Continues to Perform Well for Microsoft

Microsoft on Tuesday reported earnings for the quarter ended June 30, and Xbox results were strong.<p>Microsoft sold 1.4 million combined Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles during the three-month period, compared to 1.1 million during the same quarter last year. Overall Xbox platform revenue rose $86 …

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Xbox One May Get Full Keyboard and Mouse Support

Back in February, an Xbox One update introduced support for USB keyboards. Now, Microsoft says the console may one day add support for computer mouses.<p>That's according to Xbox boss Phil Spencer, who said to a fan on Twitter that if PC-to-Xbox One streaming is ever going to happen, full keyboard and …

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