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Easter 2014: Amid celebrations, tension in Jerusalem and prayers in Boston

Christians celebrated Easter around the world Sunday, but with reminders of violence and politics.

Transcript: Passengers couldn't escape South Korean ferry, crew member says

Passengers aboard the doomed South Korean ferry could not board lifeboats because the vessel had already listed too much, a crew member on the ship said, according to a radio transcript released Sunday.

Stocks: It's report card time on Wall Street

We're heading into the heart of the earnings season this week. It's a reality check on the health of the economy and where the markets stand ... and maybe where they'll go.

Easter, Holy Week fast facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about Easter and Holy Week.

Michaels hack hit 3 million

A security breach at Michaels Stores lasted eight months and affected about 3 million customers, the company said Thursday.

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake strikes southern Mexico

A magnitude-7.2 earthquake struck southern Mexico's Guerrero state Friday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Chelsea Clinton announces she's pregnant with first child

Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she is expecting her first child.

Kerry: Jews in Ukrainian city were told to identify themselves

Jews in one Ukrainian city were were sent notes "indicating that they have to identify themselves as Jews," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.

Former hospital technician behind bogus mammogram results gets jail time

A former Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to up to six months in prison after pleading guilty to manipulating the mammogram records of 1,289 patients.

Detroit pension cuts hit civilian workers hardest

As Detroit moved closer to plugging its massive financial hole this week, a stark fact of life was hammered home for thousands of retirees: Civilian employees, including sanitation and office workers, could end up bearing the brunt of pension c