NUMBER 5 - AMC THEATRES HITTING STOCK MARKET
How about some stock to go with your popcorn? AMC Theatres is preparing to go public and is offering loyal customers a chance to buy shares at the discounted price big investors pay. The company says it will set aside more than 100,000 shares of common stock in its initial public offering for its Stubs customer reward program.
NUMBER 4 - MOST POPULAR ACTORS OF 2013
Jennifer Lawrence may very well be America's sweetheart. The actress tops the list of Internet Movie Database's Top 100 Stars for 2013. The list is based on the stars' page views. The top five also include Leonardo DiCaprio, Ryan Gosling and Paul Walker.
NUMBER 3 - PAUL WALKER CAR THEFT
Two men are charged with stealing wreckage from the car in which Paul Walker and his friend died. The LA Times reports the 18 and 25-year-old face a charge of grand theft of personal property, along with two misdemeanors. Authorities say the pair followed a tow truck hauling the destroyed Porsche Carrera GT and stole a roof panel while the truck was at a stoplight.
NUMBER 2 - NSA SPYING ON VIDEO GAME PLAYERS?
Spies with the NSA may have infiltrated popular online video games, searching for terrorists, that's according new documents leaked by Edward Snowden to British newspaper The Guardian. The documents say agents from the CIA, FBI and the Pentagon gained access to games like World of Warcraft and the X-Box Live Gaming Network. So far, no comment from the NSA.
NUMBER 1 - NELSON MANDELA MEMORIAL
Dozens of foreign presidents and prime ministers gathered in Johannesburg with tens of thousands of South Africans to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela this morning. The four-hour service started an hour late, as guests continued to stream into the FNB stadium, where Mandela delivered his first major speech after his release from prison. Ninety-one heads of state attended the memorial, to celebrate a man seen as a global symbol of reconciliation.