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Newport Jazz Festival gets new vision with Christian McBride
Christian McBride is no stranger to the main stage at the Newport Jazz Festival and this year he'll again be up there in a trio with pianist Chick Corea and drummer Brian Blade. But he'll also be turning his attention to a new role backstage as he takes over as artistic director from festival founder George Wein....

'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59.6M at weekend box office
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "Star Trek Beyond" has landed atop the weekend box office....

Marvel marks Comic-Con homecoming with a showstopper
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Marvel Studios took a year off from Comic-Con, but it came back with a pow on Saturday with a spectacle and star-filled presentation offering exclusive looks at "Spider-Man: Homecoming," ''Doctor Strange" and "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2."...

'Guardians of the Galaxy' tease sequel, Disneyland ride
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Next summer the "Guardians of the Galaxy" are taking over theaters and Disneyland....

Sigourney Weaver hoping to reprise 'Alien' heroine Ripley
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Sigourney Weaver apparently isn't finished fighting aliens....

Brie Larson confirmed as 'Captain Marvel'
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Oscar winner Brie Larson has a new title to add to her resume: Superhero....

A title and ship for new 'Star Trek' series: 'Discovery'
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The next chapter of the "Star Trek" franchise will be called "Star Trek: Discovery."...

Warner Bros. calms fans with fun 'Justice League' footage
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- After "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" put the launch of the DC/Warner Bros. universe on shaky ground, the studio came back swinging at Comic-Con Saturday armed with movie stars, brand new footage and a sense of humor....

'Vampire Diaries' to end after 8 seasons
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The eighth season of "The Vampire Diaries" will be the supernatural series' final entry....

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