A new Yoda toy is displayed ahead of the "Force Friday" event at a Toys R Us Inc. Store in New York, Sep. 3, 2015. 
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This week Hillary Clinton testified before the Benghazi Committee, two more candidates dropped out of the presidential race and the new “Star Wars” movie trailer caused a fan frenzy on ticketing sites.

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The new trailer prominently features black British actor John Boyega, which sparked an unsettling racial backlash on social media.

Democratic Rep. Adam Smith fumed during the proceeding, saying “What we’ve learned here is, well, nothing, frankly.”

Cox became the first transgender performer to be nominated for an Emmy award last year for her role in “Orange Is the New Black.”

Ryan has received support from his Republican colleagues who previously showed interest in the speaker of the House position themselves.

After back and forth between Jeb Bush and the GOP front-runner, Bush openly questioned his rival’s ability to “create a strategy to unite the world against this grave threat,” if elected.

In an online storybook featuring the new character, Elmo helps his friend Abby learn to understand their new neighbor.

U.S. forces stormed the Iraqi prison before dawn Thursday to rescues ISIS-held hostages and ultimately rounded up 75 hostages, including 50 civilians.

The second installment of the “Back to the Future” trilogy also predicted various aspects of 2015 social life, including families being disconnected by technology and bullying still being a relevant part of today’s society.

In his statement Biden declared, “I believe we’re out of time. The time necessary to mount a winning campaign for the nomination.” 

This starlet was not the only celebrity to jump into the political arena this week; Rapper Waka Flocka Flame also announced his own campaign for Speaker of the House. Watch out, Paul Ryan.

 

 

One of the former candidates said he may still consider running as an independent.

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