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Witness: Man who killed Chris Kyle said he did it because 'they wouldn't talk to me'

A key prosecution witness told a Texas jury Friday that he overheard a former Marine say he shot Chris Kyle after the "American Sniper" hero ignored him.<p>Kyle and a buddy were gunned down at a rural Texas shooting range. The accused gunman Eddie Ray Routh, 27, claims he was insane at the time of the …

6 ways to up your hot chocolate game

slurp it up, baby. slurp it up.<p>Some people's January pasttimes include taking a barre class, or knitting, or creating some kickass ceramics. Mine, on the other hand, primarily consist of binge watching Netflix shows, reading a few book club picks, and sipping (read: chugging) hot chocolate. …

Dessert

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

The Brain

Thousands protest in Mexico against corruption, missing students

Seizing on the anniversary of Mexico's 1910 revolution, demonstrators took to the streets in Mexico City and other parts of the country Thursday in one of the largest shows to date of public anger over government corruption and the probable massacre of 43 college students.<p>Youths, parents, teachers, …

Massive snowfall ends in Buffalo, but possible rain brings threat of floods

A snowfall that brought huge snowdrifts and closed roads around Buffalo was finally expected to stop, but residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and into the coming week raised the possibility of floods and the spectre of …

The latest Hunger Games movie is a serving of grey gruel

As the latest <i>Hunger Games</i> movie starts, rebel heroine Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) wakes in a hospital bed in an underground bunker feeling sad, mad and bad. Her favourite boyfriend Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) is missing. Her home district has been destroyed by President Snow (Donald …