Associated Press

VIDEO: Star Wars family mourns Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew

Mayhew died at his home in Texas this week. He was 74.

Facebook bans ‘dangerous individuals’ cited for hate speech

Facebook has banned Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, among others

Just the feces: Kentucky Derby winner poop on sale for $200

A $200 jar of poop could be yours

Women’s players hope NHL steps in to create new league

The NBA did it with the WNBA and soccer leagues in Europe and the U.S. have done it

Chelsea Manning doc debuts with its subject imprisoned again

Manning was jailed again after being found in contempt for refusing to answer questions about WikiLeaks

Justin Bieber working with YouTube on ‘top secret project’

The project is set to premiere next year

Beyond Meat goes public as sales of plant-based meats rise

Beyond Meat has never made an annual profit; it lost $30 million last year

Drake breaks Taylor Swift’s record at Billboard Music Awards

Drake turned up the love for his mom when he picked up top artist

‘Riley Howell is a hero’: North Carolina student who attacked gunman lauded

Two were killed and four injured in the shooting at University of North Carolina-Charlotte

Religious superiors to get training on nun sexual abuse cases

There has been a louder cry for action in recent months

VIDEO: 4 pups of endangered species of wolf born at Chicago zoo

The wolves have over the years been driven to the brink of extinction by hunting

Kentucky Derby favourite Omaha Beach scratched

The race will take place May 4 at Churchill Downs

Jonas Brothers to play Toronto, Vancouver on 40-city comeback tour

First tour in almost a decade will hit up Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena and Vancouver’s Rogers Arena

AG Barr defends report handling of Mueller report in his testimony

Mueller had objected to the way Barr’s interpretation of the report characterized Trump

Anti-Semitic attacks spike, killing most Jews in decades

Assaults targeting Jews rose 13% in 2018, according to Tel Aviv University

2 dead, motive unclear in North Carolina campus shooting

The suspect had not appeared to be a threat prior to the deadly shooting

WikiLeaks’ Assange gets 50 weeks in prison for bail-jumping

Julian Assange’s seven years in the embassy had cost British taxpayers 16 million pounds

‘Swole’, ‘buzzy’ among new words in Merriam-Webster dictionary

Latest additions include mostly new words, or phrases, with some old words offering new meanings

Obamas unveil slate of series, documentaries for Netflix

The projects are to be released over the next several years