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The Cricket's Daily 3: 'Hunger Games' triumphs again

Published April 9, 2012 9:18 am

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Here's what's happening today in pop culture:

• "The Hunger Games" fed at the box office, taking the No. 1 spot for the third week in a row. It was expected to top $300 million by Easter Sunday. [Box Office Mojo]

• TV journalist Mike Wallace, who uncovered scams and grilled world leaders for decades on "60 Minutes," died Saturday at the age of 93. If you want to see one of Wallace's less-than-finest hours, rent "The Insider" and marvel at Christopher Plummer's portrayal of Wallace. [CNN]

• An autopsy is pending for Thomas Kinkade, the "Painter of Light" whose mass-produced artworks grace millions of American homes, who died Friday in California. [USA Today]