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Easter

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  • AP PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Easter celebrations across the world

    Christians in the Holy Land and across the world are celebrating Easter, commemorating the day followers believe Jesus was resurrected in Jerusalem 2,000 years ago. The cavernous Holy Sepulcher church in Jerusalem was packed with worshippers Sunday....
  • Southland families celebrate Easter with church services, egg hunts

    Southland families celebrate Easter with church services, egg hunts
    Southern California families came together on Easter Sunday to celebrate in many ways, including with a traditional sunrise service in Huntington Beach, special masses at downtown Los Angeles' Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and a host of charity...
  • Edgewater home catches fire on Easter Sunday

    Edgewater home catches fire on Easter Sunday
    A two-story, single-family home in Edgewater caught fire at about 8:40 p.m. on Easter Sunday, the Anne Arundel County Fire Department said. About 50 firefighters were called to the home in the 3700 block of Oak Lane to extinguish the flames, which...
  • Man shot in stomach in Sandtown-Winchester on Easter Sunday

    Man shot in stomach in Sandtown-Winchester on Easter Sunday
    A 53-year-old man was shot in the stomach in West Baltimore's Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood at about 6 p.m. on Easter Sunday, police said. Officers were called to the 1800 block of Riggs Ave., where they found the victim who had been shot nearby in...
  • Easter resurrection for Jesus and a church

    Easter resurrection for Jesus and a church
    Easter Sunday was small congregations outside on folding chairs for sunrise services and large churches meeting in public facilities — First Baptist Orlando worshipping in the Amway Center and First Presbyterian of Orlando at the Dr. Phillips Center...
  • Worshipers fill Dr Phillips Center in Orlando for Easter Sunday services

     Worshipers fill Dr Phillips Center in Orlando for Easter Sunday services
    The acoustics at the First Presbyterian Church of Orlando might be good, but the church choir had never had the opportunity to have their voices reach to the rafters like it did Sunday. The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts hosted about 5,...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Gunman in Kenyan massacre was government official's son, underscoring threat from within One of the gunmen who slaughtered 148 people at a college in Kenya was identified Sunday as the law-school-educated son of a Kenyan government official, underscoring...
  • After Easter services, prayers for the Tigers

    DETROIT The Easter services were over. The kids had just finished scurrying around the church grounds hunting for colorful eggs. And the Rev. Steven Kelly was standing in the sun, his back to Comerica Park, as he led several dozen members of his...
  • With Easter, why quibble over the details?

    Once again it is Easter week. I may kid around about things, but I love Easter. It is not so much the jelly beans and the chocolate bunnies, either, it is the whole bit about "He is risen!" that does it for me. I love the miracle and I believe in it....
  • Kids swim for eggs at 'wet' Easter event at Gurnee pool

    Kids swim for eggs at 'wet' Easter event at Gurnee pool
    About 75 children swam, dog-paddled or rode colorful water wings to grab plastic eggs floating in the FitNation indoor swimming pool on April 4, at Gurnee Park District's first such event of its kind. Park District Program Director Kara Moss said the...
  • Special services, festivals to mark Easter Sunday

    Special services, festivals to mark Easter Sunday
    Easter Sunday dawned cool and cloudy in Los Angeles ahead of several events scheduled in and around downtown to mark the Christian holiday, including a brunch of ham and jambalaya for the homeless, egg hunts and games for children, and special services in...