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  • Pope Francis leading Easter Eucharist
  • The ceremony is also called Holy Communion
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  • Easter at Vatican
  • Celebrating Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine, Syria and Nigeria
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  • Landslide
  • What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth
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  • Meth lab bust
  • A homeowner in an affluent neighborhood in Ohio is facing charges for having all the makings of a meth lab inside of his million-dollar home
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  • The official death toll in the South Korean ferry sinking soared to 58 on Sunday after divers finally succeeded in entering the vessel, which a newly released transcript shows was crippled with confusion and indecision well after it began listing dangerously
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  • Landslide
  • No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.
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  • Divers recovered 13 bodies from inside a ferry that sank off South Korea, pushing the confirmed death toll to 46, officials said Sunday. The discovery came after rescuers finally gained access to the inside of the ship following three days of failure and frustration caused by strong currents and bad visibility due to inclement weather.
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  • Felumlee
  • An Ohio couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart
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  • Poopertrator billboard
  • A person of interest is in custody after an all-out search for the man who pooped on park slides in Michigan
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  • Man takes one-minute Peeps challenge
  • Just in time for Easter, one world championship competitive eater took up a challenge to eat Peeps
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  • Pizza cake
  • Pizza cake? It's the real deal!
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  • Penny tuition
  • A college senior in Oklahoma is defying the odds. He's mustered up enough pennies to pay for his entire college education
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  • Andrea Michelle Cardosa, Feb. 3, 2014
  • A judge on Friday refused to dismiss sexual assault charges against an educator who was confronted with the allegations of abuse in a phone call by a former student who then posted the conversation on YouTube
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  • Ukraine barricades
  • Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the premises
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  • Teen denies peeing in Oregon reservoir
  • It's the surveillance video seen around the world: a teen urinating through a fence at a reservoir while his friends watched,
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  • Teen denies peeing in Oregon reservoir
  • It's the surveillance video seen around the world: a teen urinating through a fence at a reservoir while his friends watched
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  • South Korean news agency Yonhap reports that the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested
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  • Strong earthquake hits Mexico
  • The quake sent panicked people into the streets, where broken windows and debris fell, but there were no early reports of major damage or casualties
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  • Easter 4/20
  • Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover's highest holiday: April 20, or 420 in stoner lingo. Pot-smokers have long celebrated on the date by lighting up for reasons not quite clear
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  • Mount Everest avalanche
  • An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured
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  • Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead.
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  •  Citrus County Sheriffs Department
  • A Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV, sheriff's deputies said Friday.
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  • Killer forgiven at the gallows in Iran
  • The execution of an Iranian convicted of murder was halted at the very last minute when the mother of his victim forgave him.
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  • Killer forgiven at the gallows in Iran
  • Incredible photos show a convicted killer about to be hung at the gallows in Iran just before he is spared - by the victim's family.
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  • At more than 13 pounds, a local mother gave birth to a not-so little bundle of joy on Monday that nearly broke the state record.
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  • "We knew he was big, but not that big," said mom Danielle Dwyer. Baby Waldo Dwyer nearly broke a state record.
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  • VA soda
  • A South Carolina man says his 89 cent mistake has turned into a huge federal citation
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  • Rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of ferry passengers still missing Friday and feared dead, as fresh questions emerged about whether quicker action by the captain of the doomed ship could have saved lives.
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  • We have a new scale to measure cutness: one to baby meerkat.
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  • We have a new scale to measure cutness: one to baby meerkat.
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  • Kansas City shooting suspect
  • Police arrested a suspect Thursday in a string of random vehicle shootings on Kansas City-area highways over the past few weeks that have wounded three motorists and frightened many more
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  • Kansas City highway shooting suspect in custody
  • Police arrested a suspect in a string of random vehicle shootings on Kansas City-area highways
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  • This Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, photo, shows the door on a Chipotle Mexican Grill in Robinson Township, Pa.
  • Chipotle is feeling confident that customers are willing to pay more for its burritos, bowls and tacos.
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  • Police say a high school vice principal who had been rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry has been found hanging from a tree.
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  • Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our planet and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too cold for life
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  • A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the then-all white Southern college.
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  • Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual rites to mark Good Friday in Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation.
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  • Christians in the Holy Land are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City.
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  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
  • Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford acknowledged 'rocky moments over the past year' but vowed to fight harder than ever to win re-election at a rally he dubbed the official launch of his campaign
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  • Chelsea Clinton
  • Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year
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  • Authorities say a Denver man accused of killing his wife while she was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher ate marijuana-infused candy before the attack
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  • President Barack Obama
  • Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections
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  • Pope Francis washes feet in Holy Week ritual
  • Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 disabled and elderly people Thursday - women and non-Catholics among them - in a pre-Easter ritual
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  • A Florida woman who was attacked by a bear last weekend says she doesn't want bears to be killed by wildlife officials for doing what wild animals do
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  • Mount Tabor Park
  • The mix of 38 million gallons (144 million liters) of treated water and one teen's urine has proven unacceptable to Portland officials who plan to flush away the whole lot - the second time in less than three years the city has gone to such lengths to keep its water pure
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  • Peruvian authorities have ordered the preventative evacuation of 4,000 people living near the Ubinas volcano, which has been spouting ash clouds up to 2 miles (nearly 4 kilometers) high
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  • The majority of those on board the sinking ferry off the coast of South Korea were high school students on a school trip to a tourist island.
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  • Captain of S. Korea ferry apologizes
  • The captain was one of the first people to escape the doomed vessel
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  • This undated photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections shows Cornealious Anderson.
  • He was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison.
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