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If you've read Suzanne Collins' "Hunger Games" trilogy, then the odds are ever in your favor when it comes to cocktail party co

If you've read Suzanne Collins' "Hunger Games" trilogy, then the odds are ever in your favor when it comes to cocktail party conversations about Katniss, the Mockingjay and the Quarter Quell.

Dealey Plaza to go quiet at time Kennedy was shot

At just after noon Friday, Dealey Plaza will go quiet as the crowd pauses for a moment of silence.

Obamacare signup delayed -- for 2015

After the many bumps, ruts and roadblocks the Affordable Care Act has run into, health officials in Washington have decided to delay open enrollment in Obamacare -- not this year, but a year down the road.

Speaking out against cell service on planes

Commercial air travel is already filled with annoyances like shrinking personal space, overpriced meals and frequent delays.

Renowned psychic, bestselling author Sylvia Browne dies at 77

Renowned psychic Sylvia Browne -- a leader in the paranormal world who appeared regularly on television and radio and also wrote dozens of top-selling books -- died Wednesday in a northern California hospital, according to her website.

Senate democrats vote to change filibuster rules

According to CNN, Senate democrats voted, Thursday, to change filibuster rules in what is called the "nuclear option," making it easier for them to approve judicial appointments by President Barack Obama that Republicans have blocked.

Boeing cargo jet to take off from Wichita airport's short runway

A mammoth cargo plane that landed Wednesday night at the wrong airport in Wichita, Kansas -- one that typically does not accommodate such beasts -- will take off at around noon on Thursday using a runway far shorter than it normally requires, a

The last cigarette: Nine ex-smokers who quit the habit for good

For one, it was a health scare. For another, the words of a friend hit him in an instant. And for another, it was the loss of a dear relative.

MI6 codebreaker Gareth Williams' death 'perfect crime,' expert says

The death of MI6 codebreaker Gareth Williams -- whose naked body was found inside an externally locked bag in his bathtub in 2006 -- was a "perfect crime," a confined spaces expert says.