World Apr 21, 2019

Western Christians mark Easter at Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre church

Hundreds of pilgrims filed into Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the traditional site of Jesus's resurrection, for Easter celebrations Sunday. Catholics and Protestants marked Easter on Sunday, while Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrated Palm Sunday, with Easter Sunday coming for them on April 28. The church, ...

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

World 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 includes ...

World 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 27 ...