While cities are still competing for the not yet built Lucas Cultural Arts Museum, parts of the collection are already on display. The "Star Wars Identities" traveling exhibition, currently at the Cite du Cinema in Saint-Denis, France, features 200 objects from George Lucas' collection — including the costumes of Chewbacca, Han Solo and Princess Leia Organa. Patrick Kovarik/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Never Tell Them The Odds: Cities Vie To Host 'Star Wars' Collection

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The ranks of bicycle commuters are growing, though men are almost three times more likely than women to ride to work. Tobias Ackeborn/iStockphoto hide caption

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Across The U.S., Bicycle Commuting Picks Up Speed

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New York And Chicago Bring E-Cigs Under Umbrella Of Tobacco Laws

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Illinois' health insurance marketplace is working to sign up Hispanics. About 29 percent of Latinos in the U.S. are uninsured. AP hide caption

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Latinos Wary Of All-Out Push To Sign Up For ACA

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On a typical weekday, riders make a total of about 300,000 trips on the Chicago Metra commuter line. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Commuters Ditch Cars For Public Transit In Record Numbers

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Yuvania Maldonado, a counselor for President Obama's health care law, speaks with Chicago taxi driver Mohammad Chaudri at a city office where taxi drivers go to renew their license. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Flagging Down Taxi Drivers To Sign Up For Obamacare

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Millions Forced To Cope With Frigid Weather

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Dangerously Low Wind Chills Pummel Much Of U.S.

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Big Cities See Violent Crime Rates Fall In 2013

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Pictures of Chicago residents who have died by gunfire are posted on the city's South Side. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite The Headlines, Chicago's Crime Rate Fell In 2013

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Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak took to a Chicago rooftop on Thursday to attract the city's gay and lesbian community to spend their wedding dollars in Minnesota. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Minneapolis Courts Chicago's Same-Sex Couples

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Syrian-Americans Encourage U.S. Strike Against Assad Regime

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Former Chicago Mayor Lends A Hand To Ailing Gary, Ind.

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Chicago Schools Hit With New Round Of Layoffs

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Measuring The African-American Financial Divide

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