Brynn Anderson, Associated Press
U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks as his wife Kayla Moore looks on at the end of an election-night watch party at the RSA activity center, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala.

A lighthearted look at the news of the day:

Alabama voters last week decided we all should have less of Moore.

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After Roy Moore lost the election for one of Alabama's Senate seats, President Donald Trump tweeted that Republicans need to start nominating great candidates. Finally, something John Kasich, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and the other countless Republicans who ran for president last year can agree with the president about.

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Utahns were hoping the outcome of Alabama's Senate race would clear the air. Actually, they were hoping just about anything would clear the air.

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Utahns have had to endure another choking winter inversion, with thick fog and unhealthy air. If Chamber of Commerce types had any imagination, they would find a way to capitalize on this yearly weather phenomenon. How about staging a cough-and-sputter 5K race? How about an annual "I spy with my little eye" contest, where people try to guess what is happening on the sidewalk across the street?

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Actually, Trump didn't have a lot of time to worry about the Alabama Senate race. He was too busy trying to decide whether to send Dennis Rodman to North Korea as a special peace envoy.

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Yes, folks, he's back. Rodman says he has a "secret plan" to bring peace with Kim Jong Un and North Korea, and he's not saying what it is. If it involves him trying to coach the North Korean national basketball team again, we're all in a lot of trouble.

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Rodman told the Guardian that if he gets permission to go back to North Korea, "you’ll see me talking to him (Kim), and sitting down and having dinner, a glass of wine, laughing and doing my thing. I guess things will settle down a bit and everybody can rest at ease.” Every part of that sounds fairly harmless except the "doing my thing" part.

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Last week, Rodman told "Late Night" host Stephen Colbert that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is "probably a madman, but I don't see it." Ironically, half of that sentence matches what Utah Jazz fans were saying about Rodman 20 years ago.

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With all of this going on in the world, it's small wonder Americans this week have mostly retreated to a galaxy far, far away.

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"The Last Jedi" has barely debuted and already polls show Luke Skywalker could beat both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in a head-to-head matchup.