Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.
AP Photos: Christians seek hope in Easter events
From the splendor of the Vatican to some of the world's most troubled regions, Christians worldwide sought hope Sunday in their religion's holiest event — the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.
10 Things to Know for Monday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
Grim work for families as more bodies discovered
JINDO, South Korea (AP) — There are no names listed as relatives huddle around signboards to identify bodies from a sunken ferry. Just the slimmest of clues about mostly young lives now lost. Many favored hoodies and track pants. One girl painted her fingernails red and toenails black. Another had braces on her teeth.
On eve of marathon, festivities and tight security
BOSTON (AP) — In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston.
Nene dominates, Wizards rally past Bulls, 102-93
CHICAGO (AP) — Nene started thinking about how it would all unfold in the middle of the night. No way could he have scripted it any better than this.
Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.
James, Wade lead Heat past Bobcats 99-88 in Game 1
MIAMI (AP) — Each of the last two Miami championship runs has been highlighted by moments where a sharpshooter enters a game and immediately provides a surprise spark.
Duncan scores 27 points, Spurs beat Mavs 90-85
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Spurs rode the wide shoulders of Tim Duncan to victory.
Flyers rally to beat Rangers 4-2, even series
NEW YORK (AP) — This win was three years in the making for backup goalie Ray Emery and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers.