A collection of clips — some of them without sound — from the first “Star Wars” film has garnered more than 1.5 million views on YouTube since being uploaded over the weekend.
Rare 'Star Wars' blooper reel
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NASA’s space station Robonaut finally getting legs
Robonaut, the first out-of-this-world humanoid, is finally getting its space legs.
Documents detail another delayed GM recall
Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.
Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested
The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred.
Asia seeks Obama’s assurance in territorial spats
As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that’s warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions with China.
Delay won’t quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL
Democrats sweating this year’s elections may be hoping that the Obama administration’s latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.
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5 features an Amazon phone might offer
A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.
Colorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles
A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husband with no history of violence is accused of shooting his wife in the head, possibly after eating pot-infused candy.
Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors
With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year’s bombings elevating interest in one of the world’s great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.
Autopsy to ID dead boy; body cast off side of road
All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.
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