Pope urges hope amid ‘darkness’ of pandemic in Easter vigil

Italy enters 3-day Easter lockdown

Wrong shot given to cancer patient in ‘jaw-dropping’ bungle

California OKs indoor sports, concerts as cases plunge

Deadly breach could delay decisions about Capitol fencing

Gaetz sex probe suddenly threatens speedy Washington rise

U.S. News

Pentagon OKs third military base to house children

Vehicle spins donuts in middle of Beltway

1,000-dolphin ‘stampede’ off California coast

Naval mine washes ashore in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

Capitol Police union chair: ‘We are struggling to meet existing mission requirements’


iPhone 13 rumors: Release date, new features

Apple’s wild new iPhone design is, erm, unexpected

How good is SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet? I tried it out

Facebook’s response to Saturday’s news of a huge data leak was so awful

How to get rid of all the junk in your Windows 10 Start menu


Greatest NCAA Tourney game ever? Gonzaga’s buzzer-beating win vs. UCLA

Suggs’s Shot Eerily Echoes March’s Most Famous Buzzer Beater

Baylor and Gonzaga to meet in NCAA men’s tournament finals

Twins’ Jose Berrios, Brewers’ Corbin Burnes flirt with no-hitters during historic pitching duel

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Eric Sogard Draws His First Start at 2B, Ian Happ Returns Up Top

Christian News

NC pastor: People are leaving church — because of churches

Why “the pathway to ending the pandemic runs through the evangelical church”

How one church is thinking outside the “pews” to bring its congregation together

Local church hosts living passion of the Christ on Good Friday

Church finds unique way to bring flowers, people together for Easter

USA halts ASTRAZENECA production

Pharmacies score customer data in jab effort

FL reservoir with millions of gallons of ‘contaminated, radioactive wastewater’ nearing collapse

GA Gov blasts MLB for moving All-Star game

‘HILLBILLY’ author eyes OH Senate seat as working-class man

World News

Germany faces ‘crisis of trust’ in pandemic

Nearly 20 arrested in alleged plot against Jordan’s King Abdullah II

Panama Papers pushed U.S. to stop being ‘haven’ for crooks

Jordan’s government accuses Prince Hamzah of plot to ‘destabilise country’

Myanmar anti-coup protesters launch ‘Easter egg strike’

Space News

NASA Perseverance rover drops Ingenuity helicopter off on Mars surface

See where NASA just zapped this odd Martian rock with a laser

Space station crew to inspect mysterious hole on spacewalk

This Hubble image is so incredible you’ll swear it’s fake

Two ‘sizeable quakes’ are recorded on Mars


Cher apologizes for George Floyd tweet that caused controversy

Rapper DMX hospitalized after suffering heart attack, lawyer says

Box Office: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Sets Pandemic Record With $48.5 Million Debut

‘Saturday Night Live’ mocks Lil Nas X’s controversial music video

Taylor Swift unveils full track list for new album ‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’


Ancient inscription pinpoints site where Jesus was crucified

Claros – The Ancient Sanctuary of Apollo

Documentary to unravel fascinating secrets of Iron Age site in western Iran

Ancient City on Greek Islet Reveals Fascinating Secrets in New Dig

Carmelite Skeletons Unearthed in Polish Tunnel of Bones

Paris fears worst of wave still to come

Passports latest flash point in virus politics

Brother Noah X’s family claims ‘football injuries triggered mental illness’

Culture wars strain once unshakeable bond between Republicans, corporations

7% of Americans don’t use internet. Who are they?


Even with narrow edge in Congress, Biden goes all-out from start

Some Democrats Cool to Biden’s Plan to Boost Corporate Tax Rate

New to DC, Buttigieg looks to build bridges with Biden plan

Donald Trump has expanded his list of ‘woke’ companies to boycott

Hunter Biden opens up about relationship with brother’s widow Hallie

Business and Financial

Carl Icahn names former GE executive Kekedjian to lead Icahn Enterprises, WSJ reports

3 Things to Watch in the Stock Market This Week

Bill Hwang retains high-profile PR and legal team in wake of Archegos implosion

2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV debuts in new commercial

3 Ways I’m Preparing for the Stock Market Bubble to Burst

Good News

Affordable Housing Landlord Starts Eviction Fund

A Single Injection Reverses Blindness in Patient with Rare Genetic Disorder

Church to host free home repair camp in June

NGO ‘Gift of Life’ breaks record in kidney donations with 1000th procedure

Donations open for injured passengers, families of train crash victims


Fears curse of Pharaohs will be unleashed as royal Egyptian mummies moved

‘Golden Parade’ carries pharaohs to new home in Egyptian capital

Egyptian mummies wheeled through Cairo’s streets for the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade

Sorcery Suspicion: Odisha Man Assaulted; Face Smeared With Feces

The spooky and unsolved tale of the tiny coffins discovered on Arthur’s Seat