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    Easter Sunday

    Christians in the Holy Land and across the world are celebrating Easter, commemorating the day followers believe Jesus was resurrected in Jerusalem 2,000 years ago. Catholics and others are celebrating Easter, whereas Orthodox Christians, who follow a different calendar, were marking Palm Sunday.

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    Millions of Nigerians cast ballots

    Nigeria extends voting to Sunday, March 29, 2015, after problems occurred as millions turned out Saturday to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call between President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari.

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    Gallery: Veterans and officials commemorate 70th anniversary of Battle of Iwo Jima

    Dozens of aging U.S. veterans and Japanese officials gathered on the tiny, barren island of Iwo Jima on Saturday, March 21, 2015, to mark the 70th anniversary of one of the bloodiest and most iconic battles of World War II.

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    A rare lunar solar eclipse sweeps across Europe

    An eclipse is darkening parts of Europe in a rare solar event that won't be repeated for more than a decade.

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    Celebrating St. Patrick's Day

    Parades were held this weekend around the U.S. to celebrate the feast of Saint Patrick.

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    Commemorating a historic march in Selma

    This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday,' a civil rights march in which protestors were beaten, trampled and tear-gassed by police at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, in Selma.

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    'Bloody Sunday': 50 years ago in Selma

    They only lasted minutes, but the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, permanently seared the inhumanity of Southern segregation onto the American conscience. The images were televised and captured in photographs: Police tear-gassed kneeling protesters, clubbed them and attacked ...

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    One more storm for the winter?

    A storm stretching from northern Texas to southern New England threatened to bring icy rains, sleet, and snow overnight Wednesday but also the prospects of being the last significant snowfall for the East Coast this winter. Governors in Alabama, Mississippi, West Virginia and New Jersey declared ...

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    Russians gather to mourn Boris Nemtsov

    One by one, thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday, many offering flowers as they paid their last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia’s beleaguered opposition. So many came, that when the viewing...

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    Record cold, snowfall in February

    After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England entered March with another round that could push Boston over its 20-year-old snowfall record. With 102 inches, or 8 feet 6 inches, Boston needs 5.7 more to break the 1995-1996 record. Snowfall of 4 to 6 inches was expected by early...

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