LILLIWAUP, Wash. (AP) — A 12-year-old Washington state boy on a Boy Scout trip has died after a log that he and his friends were pushing down a hill caught his jacket and rolled over him.
LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — A team official says a goalkeeper has died after being kicked in the head during a championship tournament match in the West African country of Gabon.
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a 16-year-old Southern California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his SUV into her home.
FAIR OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43.
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say 4-year-old half siblings have died in an accidental blaze caused by the children playing with fire at their New York City home.
NEW YORK (AP) — Luke Schenn scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, and backup Ray Emery made 31 saves for the Philadelphia Flyers, who rallied to beat the New York Rangers 4-2 to even that first-round NHL playoff series. The victory ends the Flyers' nine-game losing streak to the Rangers at Madison Square Garden.
BROOKLINE, N.H. (AP) — A collection of works by the artist who illustrated the "Dick and Jane" reader series is being sold at auction.
HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish officials say eight people died when a small plane carrying parachutists crashed to the ground and caught fire.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police say a French foreign exchange student attending the University of Central Florida was struck by a car and killed early Sunday.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees right-hander Ivan (ee-VAHN') Nova has a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and was placed on the 15-day disabled list today. The Yankees also reinstated first baseman Mark Teixeira (teh-SHEHR'-uh) from the 15-day disabled list and he's in the starting lineup for today's game against Tampa Bay.
BYLBASIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — The self-proclaimed mayor of Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine is appealing to Russia to send in peacekeeping troops after a shootout at checkpoint near the city manned by pro-Russia insurgents.
TORONTO (AP) — Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76.
TORONTO (AP) — Former boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter dies at 76, associate and caregiver says. .
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say 4-year-old half siblings have died in an overnight fire at a home in New York City, and the twin of one of the children has survived.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The following is the text of the Vatican's official English-language translation of Pope Francis' Easter Sunday "Urbi et Orbi" (Latin for 'to the city and to the world') read by him in Italian from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica.
SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of surfers and rowers have honored Hobie Alter's request by paddling out in the Pacific in his memory.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The final resting place for the ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez remains unclear. It could be Mexico where he lived for decades or his native Colombia. Perhaps even both.
PASADENA, Texas (AP) — Authorities near Houston say four people are dead and two others are in critical condition after a car drifted into oncoming traffic and slammed into a taxi cab.
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 62-year-old Sarasota woman was killed early Saturday when another woman drove a car into the side of her home.