The pope gave his traditional Easter blessing before a large crowd in St. Peter's Square; he also called for help for people who are living in desperate conditions.
The grim recovery operation off South Korea continues Sunday. Police boats brought bodies ashore to the deafening cries and screams of family members.
General Motors delayed a safety recall of more than 330,000 cars, newly released federal documents show. The Saturn Ions were found to have defective power steering systems.
Search teams are digging through ice and snow on Mount Everest in hopes of finding Sherpa guides who are still missing. Survivors say the avalanche was like being trapped in a cloud.
Prominent TV anchor Hamid Mir is in a Karachi hospital after gunmen opened fire on his car Saturday afternoon. Mir's car was reportedly ambushed by attackers who were riding motorcycles.
A revelation goes against widely held ideas about how some glaciers work, and it suggests that at least parts of Greenland's ice sheet survived periods of global warming intact.
Citing recent progress and the Easter holiday, Ukrainian officials say they've suspended an "anti-terrorist operation" aimed at pro-Russian forces who have occupied government buildings.
The captain of the 6,852-ton ferry has been criticized for allowing 30 minutes to pass before giving an evacuation order. He has been arrested, even as a recovery effort continues.
Rescuers say they've recovered 39 bodies from the massive March 22 mudslide and are still searching for four others.
Federal agencies are getting more time to review the controversial project, the State Department says, given an ongoing legal battle in Nebraska over whether the pipeline could pass through.