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Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

Christian pilgrims hold candles at the church of the Holy Sepulcher, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, during the ceremony of the Holy Fire in Jerusalem’s Old City, Saturday, April 19, 2014. The “holy fire” was passed among...

Reds Activate LHP Sean Marshall From Disabled List

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have activated left-handed reliever Sean Marshall from the 15-day disabled list and optioned the contract of righty Curtis Partch to Triple-A Louisville. Marshall had soreness in his throwing shoulder in spring training. He remained at extended...

Veteran Fox executive fired over fundraising email

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox has fired a veteran executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane’s passengers. Darlene Tipton says she emailed a woman whose boyfriend was aboard the plane to propose a fundraising...
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4 French journalists abducted in Syria freed, safe

In this photo made from video, two of the four French journalists who went missing in Syria last summer, Didier Francois, foreground, and Edouard Elias, right, leave a local hospital after a medical check, in Akcakale, Turkey, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Four French journalists who...

Blue Jays Activate Reyes, Bats Leadoff Vs Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Toronto shortstop Jose Reyes has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and is batting leadoff against Cleveland. Reyes strained his left hamstring during his first at-bat in the season opener March 31 against Tampa Bay. The switch-hitter initially was...
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Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy

Massachusetts State Police stand along Interstate 190 where police said a child’s body was found Friday, April 18, 2014, near Sterling, Mass. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr., said the body has not been positively identified as Jeremiah Oliver, of...
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Pope to baptize 10 people in Easter Vigil

Pope Francis holding a tall, lit, white candle, enters a darkened St. Peter’s Basilica to begin the Easter vigil service, at the Vatican, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) Pope Francis holding a tall, lit, white candle, enters a darkened St....

$38M At Ohio State Fairgrounds Keeps Horse Event

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Organizers of the All American Quarter Horse Congress have decided to stay in Ohio after the state committed $38 million for upgrades at the state fairgrounds. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1hcvlEJ) Ohio risked losing its contract with the...
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Williams scores 24 as Nets beat Raptors 94-87

Toronto Raptors’ Jonas Valanciunas shoots against the Brooklyn Nets during the first half of Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, in Toronto on Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young) Toronto Raptors’ Jonas Valanciunas...

Artist Sought For Ohio’s New US Capitol Statue

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio commission is seeking an artist to design a statue of inventor Thomas Edison for the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall. The nonprofit Ohio Statuary Hall Commission is now accepting proposals from interested artists. The artist eventually...