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“Star Wars” toys generated sales of more than $700 million in the United States in 2015, making them the No.1 property in the toy industry during the year, a retail research group said. Sales of toys such as Kylo Ren light sabers, BB-8 droids and models of the Millennium Falcon spacecraft...

BEIRUT (AP) — In Syria’s eastern city of Deir el-Zour, supplies are running so short that desperate residents are selling...

TOKYO Japan’s staid politicians aren’t known for championing pop music, but even Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday was hailing an announcement...

BAGHDAD (AP) — The abduction of three Americans from a Baghdad apartment over the weekend is the latest in a series of brazen high-profile...

MEXICO CITY Oscar-winning Mexican film director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu has stood by U.S. actor Sean Penn for his interview with drug lord Joaquin...

JERUSALEM (AP) — As the nuclear deal with Tehran goes into effect, many Middle Eastern countries fear a newly emboldened Iran,...

NEW YORK The 59-year-old brother of award-winning Canadian singer Celine Dion died after a long battle with cancer on Saturday, two days after the...

VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. nuclear agency certified Saturday that Iran has met all of its commitments under last summer’s landmark...

AUSTIN, Texas A music festival organizer helped make the Texas capital of Austin a little bit funkier this week by putting up a skillfully crafted...

RAMADI, Iraq (AP) — Six times in the past harrowing month, Um Omar and her family got a knock on the door of whatever home they...