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  • Pope Francis
  • 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.
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  • "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became a symbol of racial injustice, has died.
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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.
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  • Firefighters rescue puppy from sewer drain
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  • Snowmobiler charged by angry moose
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  • Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest peak that killed 13 others.
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  • Helen Felumlee, of Nashport, died at 92 on April 12. Her husband, 91-year-old Kenneth Felumlee, died the next morning.
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  • Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested
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  • Train nearly hits senator
  • The train nearly hit a senator during a railroad safety press conference.
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  • South Korean Coast Guard officers search for missing passengers aboard a sunken ferry in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for more than 280 passengers still missing a day after their ferry flipped onto its side and sank in cold waters off the southern coast of South Korea.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
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  • Prosecutors and police have sought arrest warrants for the sunken ferry's captain and two other crew members in the disaster.
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  • Authorities announced charges Friday against a Kansas City-area man suspected in connection with about a dozen recent highway shootings.
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  • A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets.
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  • Pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them until the country's interim government resigns.
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  • A Ukrainian soldier controls a road outskirts of Izyum, Eastern Ukraine, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest. (AP photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
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  • South Korean Coast Guard officers search for missing passengers aboard a sunken ferry in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for more than 280 passengers still missing a day after their ferry flipped onto its side and sank in cold waters off the southern coast of South Korea.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
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  • A Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV.
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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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  • The 7-year-old boys say they shouted and hit the man with a toy snake until he released them.
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  • Dead body found during Easter egg hunt in Tennessee
  • The fully-clothed man was found underneath a balcony in Tennessee, feet away from kids looking for eggs.
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  • Arrest warrant issured for Ferry captain
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  • N.Y. mom arrested for living in U-haul van
  • Mom who lost her home during the Sandy storm is found living in U-Haul with kids and 13 cats.
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  • NASA discovers possibly habitable planet
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  • E-Carriages could replace horse-drawn carriages in NYC
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  • There was chaos and confusion on the bridge of a sinking ferry, with the captain first trying to stabilize the listing vessel.
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  • Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy
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