Hunger Games

Police investigate the scene of a drive-by shooting that left seven people dead, including the attacker, and others wounded on Friday, May 23, 2014, in Isla Vista, Calif.  (AP Photo/The News-Press, Peter Vandenbelt)

Rampage mirrors threats made on YouTube video

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The gunman fired for 10 minutes in streets filled with university students walking, biking and skateboarding in the beach community near Santa Barbara, picking off people one by one in a […]

05/24/2014

Police investigate after a drive-by shooting that left seven people dead, including the attacker, and others wounded on Friday, May 23, 2014, in Isla Vista, Calif. (AP Photo/The News-Press, Peter Vandenbelt)

Director says son responsible for shooting rampage

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — A Hollywood director believes his son was the lone gunman who went on a shooting rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara that killed six people — weeks after the […]

05/24/2014

This publicity photo released by Lionsgate shows Jennifer Lawrence, left, as Katniss Everdeen and Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark in a scene from the film, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." (AP Photo/Lionsgate, Murray Close)

‘Catching Fire’ ablaze at box office with $135M

Lionsgate’s “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” has grossed $70.5 million domestically and $64 million internationally, bringing its total to $135 million, the studio reported on Saturday. Numbers were from Friday’s opening day, but includes some scattered […]

11/23/2013

Elizabeth Banks, Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson attend the LA premiere of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

700 fans camp out for ‘Catching Fire’ premiere

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The latest “Hunger Games” are yet to begin, but the fans have already arrived in force. Seven hundred fans of the popular book trilogy spent the weekend camped out on the […]

11/19/2013

Playing hooky not just for Ferris Bueller (audio)

In the past year, 30 percent of workers have called in sick when not actually ill, keeping on par with previous years. Sick days, legitimate or otherwise, also become more frequent around the winter holidays, […]

10/16/2012

NBC: Archery becoming a phenomenon

(AP) – Archery is the new curling. NBC said Thursday that during the first few days of its Olympics coverage, archery was the most popular sport of any that it aired on its cable networks […]

08/02/2012

'Hunger Games' finales set for 2014, 2015 release

(AP) – The final book in “The Hunger Games” trilogy is coming to the big-screen in two parts starting in 2014. Lionsgate Films announced Tuesday that “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1″ will be released […]

07/10/2012

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