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.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is back home after spending 10 days in a Las Vegas hospital following a heart attack.
Parents, don’t be too insulted when your child starts lying to you at a very young age. It’s actually a sign of intelligence. Children who lie are shown to have a higher IQ and become more successful later in life, according to Dr. Kang Lee, director of the Institute of Child Study at Toronto University.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is expected to leave a Las Vegas hospital soon after doctors performed a diagnostic procedure and determined no immediate surgical treatment was needed.
(BPT) - A routine doctor’s appointment often involves a health professional checking your blood pressure. The screening is not painful or stressful and typically takes less than a minute to measure. However, the results of this simple test may identify a condition that, when managed, could help reduce your chances for stroke or heart attack.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's latest case of denial of medical care for poor and Indian women has resulted in the death of a pregnant woman and her unborn child.
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Every 33 seconds, someone in the U.S. dies from heart disease. That’s roughly the equivalent of a September 11th –like tragedy repeating itself every 24 hours, 365 days a year. Now, researchers are learning more about what puts you at risk.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian poet and translator Nina Cassian, who obtained political asylum in the United States after the Communist-era secret police found her critical poems scribbled in a friend's diary, has died in New York City. She was 89.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA's Legislative Council has approved a proposal to expand the meal allowance for all athletes. The proposal would allow Division I schools to provide unlimited meals and snacks to all athletes, including walk-ons. The measure still must be approved by the board of directors, which meets April 24.
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is up and moving around at a Las Vegas hospital and could go home this weekend after suffering a heart attack and contracting pneumonia.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's emission standards for hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say rebels have fired mortars rounds into predominantly Christian districts of the capital that exploded near schools, killing one child and injuring 41 others.
The 2014 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, and the judges' comments:
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — Sailors in riot gear have been preparing to evacuate hundreds of additional families from their homes in the Chilean port city of Valparaiso, where wildfires have destroyed 2,000 homes.
BOSTON (AP) — Every time Roseann Sdoia comes home, she must climb 18 steps — six stairs into the building, 12 more to her apartment. It is an old building in Boston's North End, with doors that are big and heavy, not an easy place for an amputee to live.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Watson is the leader at the midway mark of the Masters, firing a 4-under 68 that included five straight birdies on the back nine. The 2012 winner is 7-under for the tournament, three strokes ahead of John Senden and four in front of defending champion Adam Scott, Thomas Bjorn, Jonas Blixt and Jordan Spieth (speeth). Three-time champ Phil Mickelson missed the Augusta cut for the first time since 1997.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A family member says former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is being treated for pneumonia and a possible heart attack at a Las Vegas hospital.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-6.6 earthquake has shaken Nicaragua, a day after a magnitude-6.1 quake rattled the country.
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's prime minister has announced a state funeral for former longtime finance minister Jim Flaherty.