This photo provided by Disney/Lucasfilm shows Daisy Ridley, right, as Rey, and BB-8, in a scene from the film, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," directed by J.J. Abrams. The movie opens in U.S. theaters on Friday, Dec. 18, 2015.  (Film Frame/Disney/Lucasfilm via AP)

‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ release delayed to Dec. 2017

The release of “Star Wars: Episode VIII” has been delayed from May 2017 to December 2017.

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Kansas would have fewer school districts under new proposal

A Republican legislator in Kansas has outlined a proposal to cut the number of local public school districts in the state by more than half.

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Justices say Kansas court wrongly overturned death sentences

Ruled in favor of Kansas officials seeking to reinstate the death penalty for three men, including two brothers convicted in a crime spree k…

A protester holds up a sign during a rally against the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge by Ammon Bundy and his armed followers, while joining the rally at the Federal Building in Eugene, Ore., Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. With the armed takeover of the national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon in its third week, Bundy and his armed group are still trying to muster up broad community support, so far without much luck. (Andy Nelson/The Register-Guard via AP)

Oregon standoff leader attends meeting, hears chants of ‘go’

The leader of an armed group who took over a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon weeks ago joined hundreds of area residents at …