Pope Francis denounced the "cruel violence" of the Easter Sunday slaughter of Christians and foreigners in Sri Lanka as he celebrated the most joyful moment on the Christian liturgical calendar by lamenting the bloodshed and political violence afflicting many parts of the world.
Plagued with itchy, watery eyes, sniffling and sneezing? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, you're in good company - about 19.9 million U.S. adults and 5.6 million youths may have what is commonly called hay fever.
The Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL team's arena Sunday, two days after covering it amid allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of "God Bless America."
The Supreme Court this week takes up the most consequential Trump administration initiative since last term's travel ban, with the justices considering whether a question about citizenship can be added to the 2020 Census.
Advocates hoping to finally reinstate Connecticut's full motorcycle helmet law enlisted a wider group of allies this year, following decades of being thwarted by well-organized opponents. But it's questionable whether it will be enough.
Over the past few years, Yale University has seen more than its fair share of student activism. In 2015, protests over issues of race and discrimination rocked the campus for weeks. After President Donald Trump's inauguration in 2017, more than 1,000 students rallied in opposition to the administration's immigration policies. And over the past week, students have protested the shooting of an unarmed black woman by local police.
Jaden Schwartz scored three times and Jordan Binnington stopped 18 shots to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in Game 6 of their playoff series Saturday night to advance to the second round.
The winner of the PGA Tour defunct BellSouth Classic at the course in 1997 and 2001, McCarron closed with a 1-under 72 for a two-stroke victory over Jerry Kelly, Joe Durant, Kirk Triplett and Kent Jones in the PGA Tour Champions event.
Updated: Easter Sunday bombings at churches, hotels kill nearly 300 in Sri Lanka; 'several' Americans among dead
Nearly 300 people were killed and more than 500 wounded in nine bombings that rocked churches, luxury hotels and other sites in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence the South Asian island country has seen since a bloody civil war ended a decade ago.
On the clay courts where he once practiced as a youth with big dreams, Fabio Fognini won the biggest title of his erratic career by beating Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the Monte Carlo Masters final.
Paul Goldschmidt drove in two runs and Noah Syndergaard had better luck at the plate than on the mound, hitting a homer with Dexter Fowler's help as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 6-4 on Sunday.
Nets general manager Sean Marks has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of their playoff series.