Pope presides at Vatican Mass leading Catholics into Easter

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Saturday led Easter rites commemorating what Christians believe was Jesus' resurrection from the dead, and urged people to rediscover direction in their lives. | Video

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Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87 19 Apr 2014

MEXICO CITY - Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, died on Thursday. He was 87. | Video

Glass half empty for Germany's proud beer industry 18 Apr 2014

FREISING, Germany - Behind the pale yellow walls of a former Benedictine monastery on a wooded hill near Munich, the master brewers of Weihenstephan are still perfecting their art after nearly 1,000 years of making beer.

Women edge into Gulf boardrooms as economies, societies shift 18 Apr 2014

DUBAI - Amina al-Rustamani, a member of a prominent UAE family, raised eyebrows among friends and relatives when she started her career in Dubai 13 years ago as an electrical engineer, becoming one of few females in the Middle East to enter the profession.

Filipinos nailed to cross in Easter ritual frowned on by church 18 Apr 2014

CUTUD, Philippines - Nearly 20 Filipinos and a Danish filmmaker were nailed to crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Christ on Good Friday, a practice the Roman Catholic Church frowns upon as a distortion of the Easter message.

Chelsea Clinton is pregnant with first child 18 Apr 2014

NEW YORK - Chelsea Clinton announced on Thursday that she is pregnant with the first grandchild of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. | Video

Holy Week Sat, Apr 19 2014

Christian faithful celebrate Holy Week.