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Pope Francis leading Good Friday worship, Via Crucis ceremony

Pope Francis will recite the story of Christ's last hours in a Good Friday service at St. Peter's Basilica before heading to one of Rome's most famous landmarks, the Colosseum, to lead the Way of the Cross ceremony.

Mandela making 'steady progress,' officials say

Former South African President Nelson Mandela is in "good spirits and enjoyed a full breakfast" Friday morning, the presidential office said in a statement.

7,000 dental patients warned of potential HIV, hepatitis exposure

About 7,000 patients who visited a suburban Tulsa, Oklahoma, dentist in the past six years may have been exposed to HIV and hepatitis, health investigators say.

Heat have been beat by Bulls

The Miami Heat lost to the Bulls in Chicago Wednesday night. The 27-game win streak is over. The Heat hadn't lost since February 1st. But Miami lost this one, 101-97.

Zimmerman's lawyer worries brother's tweets could hurt defense

George Zimmerman's attorney says he's worried about the effect the "insensitive" tweets from his client's brother will have on the already controversial Trayvon Martin murder case.

Suspected baby shooter's sister arrested

The sister of De'Marquise Elkins -- one of the two teenage boys accused of fatally shooting a 13-month-old baby in Brunswick, Georgia -- has been arrested in connection to the case, authorities said Thursday.

Afghanistan: 52 Taliban members killed in one day

A blitz of attacks across Afghanistan led to the deaths of 52 armed Taliban members in the past day, the Ministry of Interior said Wednesday.

Cold sores linked to cognitive decline

The virus causing your cold sore may put you at risk for something more insidious: Lower cognitive abilities.

Gun bill filibuster in the offing

A trio of Republican senators say they will block any gun control legislation that they consider a threat to Second Amendment rights.

English coroner to conduct inquest into Russian tycoon's death

English medical examiners will open an inquest on Thursday into the death of the expatriate Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky, police announced Tuesday.