Trump and family take in Easter church service

/ Apr 17, 2017

Trump and family take in Easter church service

U.S. President Donald Trump attended an Easter Sunday church service near his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, a culmination to his latest weekend away from Washington. Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, waved to well-wishers as he entered the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea. He ...

Egypt boosts security outside Coptic churches ahead of Easter

Apr 13, 2017

Egypt boosts security outside Coptic churches ahead of Easter

Outside of Cairo’s St. Mark’s Cathedral, the seat of the Coptic Orthodox Pope, a dozen high-ranking police officers are stationed on all entrances, searching cars and scanning the area, as security measures are visibly beefed up outside churches before Easter prayers on Sunday. The ...

Obama White House hosts last Easter Egg Roll, adds fun run

Mar 29, 2016

Obama White House hosts last Easter Egg Roll, adds fun run

Calling the moment bittersweet, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcomed thousands of children to the South Lawn of the White House Monday morning for the final Easter Egg Roll of his presidency. The egg rolling began in 1878. Now the event ...

Mar 26, 2016

Ten thousand rabbits shot in New Zealand Easter hunt

Hunting for chocolate eggs is popular Easter event, but in New Zealand it was bunnies in the firing line at an annual rabbit-shooting event in one district where they are regarded as pests. Ten thousand rabbits were shot by more than 300 hunters in ...