“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” the film sequel starring Jennifer Lawrence as heroine Katniss Everdeen, had sales of $70.5 million in its first two days at U.S. and Canadian theaters, and is on track to set a record for the best November debut.
Neil Armstrong, who set mankind’s first steps on the moon during Apollo 11, the mission that finally made extraterrestrial travel seem real and gave the U.S. a lead in the Cold War space race, has died. He was 82.
A fire broke out in the wreckage of a collapsed Bangladeshi garment factory as rescuers were attempting to cut through a steel rod to reach a woman trapped in the rubble, the Associated Press reported.
Adobe Systems Inc. named Jon Perera to the post of vice president of worldwide education marketing. He joins the company from Microsoft Corp., where he was general manager of its academic programs group.