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Easter

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  • Pope denounces 'wastefulness' in Easter address

    Pope denounces 'wastefulness' in Easter address
    Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa. "We ask you, Lord Jesus, to put an end to all...
  • Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine ask Putin to send troops

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine ask Putin to send troops
    MOSCOW — Separatists appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday to deploy Russian troops in eastern Ukraine after a shootout Easter night on the outskirts of Slovyansk left at least three people dead and four injured. “Vladimir...
  • 'Nothing is ever without hope,' ailing George tells Catholics on Easter

    'Nothing is ever without hope,' ailing George tells Catholics on Easter
    Battling cancer and celebrating what could be his last Easter Sunday Mass as Chicago’s Catholic leader, Cardinal Francis George said he was in good spirits and that the holiday teaches “nothing is ever without hope.” “There&...
  • 'Captain America' Scores Third Straight Win; Auds Believe in 'Heaven Is for Real,' Dismiss Johnny Depp's 'Transcencence'

    Even Johnny Depp couldn't save Warner Bros.-Alcon Entertainment's pricey sci-fi blunder "Transcendence" from a dismal $11.2 million domestic start, with Sony's faith-based miracle "Heaven Is for Real" amassing an estimated $21.5 million in three days,...
  • Southern Californians celebrate Easter Sunday

    Southern Californians celebrate Easter Sunday
    Tens of thousands of Southern Californians on Sunday flocked to Easter sunrises services, musical celebrations and scores of other events to celebrate the Holy Day. In Hermosa Beach, dozens of Catholic parishioners gathered on the beach to pray as the...
  • Amid weekend of violence, 6 children shot Sunday night

    Amid weekend of violence, 6 children shot Sunday night
    A South Side shooting left four girls and a boy hurt, and on the Northwest Side a 15-year-old girl was shot while riding in a car as shootings across Chicago Sunday night added to the toll of a violent holiday weekend. At least nine people were killed...
  • High hopes in Mile-High City as marijuana activists party in Denver

    Like St. Patrick's Day in Boston or New Year's Eve in New York City, April 20 seems to have a found an epicenter in Denver. The annual global celebration of marijuana drew tens of thousands of people this weekend to festivals in Denver, the capital of...
  • Street artist Jay Shells returns to L.A. with @TheRapQuotes

    Street artist Jay Shells returns to L.A. with @TheRapQuotes
    On this warm Easter Sunday morning, New York street artist Jason Shelowitz (a.k.a. Jay Shells) is on the streets of Inglewood. He pulls over his rented silver Chevy at the bustling intersection of Imperial Highway and Western Avenue, hip-hop prattling...
  • Syria's Assad pays visit to recaptured Christian town on Easter

    Syria's Assad pays visit to recaptured Christian town on Easter
    DAMASCUS, Syria – President Bashar Assad made a symbolic Easter visit Sunday to the heavily damaged town of Maaloula, a Christian landmark enclave recaptured from Islamist rebels last week by government forces. The president’s visit,...
  • Watch: The New 'Batman Beyond' Short Unveiled at WonderCon

    It's been 75 years since the now famous Dark Knight graced the cover of May 1939′s "Detective Comics No. 27," and DC is rolling out all kinds of new material for Batman's 75th anniversary. The latest is a "Batman Beyond" animated short, revealed...
  • Easter service at SeaWorld: Christ, Tebow, Shamu

    Easter service at SeaWorld: Christ, Tebow, Shamu
    On any other Sunday, the Niebrugge family would be in the pews for the morning service at Metro Church in Winter Springs. But this being Easter Sunday, they got up at 4 a.m. and drove through the darkness and the drizzle to find their seats, along...