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Easter Bunny train sparks New Jersey brush fires

POHATCONG TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A train carrying the Easter Bunny in northwestern New Jersey has ignited several small brush fires.

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Boston waits to see whether security hampers marathon's festive mood

BOSTON — There’s a tense excitement running through this city as it prepares for the 118th Boston Marathon, a uniquely Bostonian event, held on Patriots’ Day, the third Monday of April, which celebrates the first battles of the Revolutionary War.

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At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

A young couple shares a tender moment in a street leading towards the barricade in Slovyansk, Ukraine, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached …

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At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

A boy rides a bicycle past a building with Russian and Ukrainian national flags and words reading "Ukraine had sold herself for dollars Russia" in Uspenka village, 4 kilometers (2.8 miles) to the Ukrainian-Russian border, Donbas region, Ukraine, Friday, April 18, 2014. Dashing hopes of progr…

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At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

Masked pro-Russian activists play with a ball as they guard a barricade at the regional administration building that they had seized earlier in Donetsk, Ukraine, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildin…

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At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

Pro-Russian activists guard barricades in Slovyansk, Ukraine, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the governme…

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At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

A masked pro-Russian activist guards a barricade at the regional administration building that they had seized earlier in Donetsk, Ukraine, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, …

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At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

Pro-Russian gunman patrol a streets in downtown Slovyansk, Eastern Ukraine, Friday, April 18, 2014. Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from …

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Cake and songs at Ukrainian barricades

Cake and songs at Ukrainian barricades

DONETSK, Ukraine — Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the premises.

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At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter

The new government says it is working on constitutional reforms, but pro-Russian forces like these in Donestk say it must be disbanded.

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Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

YORK, Pa. — A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.

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Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

Pope Francis kneels to wash the foot of a man at the Don Gnocchi Foundation Center in Rome, Thursday, April 17, 2014. The Pontiff has washed the feet of 12 elderly and disabled people — women and non-Catholics among them — in a pre-Easter ritual designed to show his willingness to serve like…

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Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

Pope washes feet of elderly, disabled in rite

ROME — Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 disabled and elderly people Thursday — women and non-Catholics among them — in a pre-Easter ritual designed to show his willingness to serve others like a “slave.”

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A quick, easy coconut pudding perfect for Easter

A quick, easy coconut pudding perfect for Easter

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a Hispanic bakery that changed my understanding of what a delicious pudding could be.

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Giving Easter side dishes the respect they deserve

Giving Easter side dishes the respect they deserve

If Thanksgiving is all about the sides, Easter is all about the main. While we agonize over styles of stuffings, whole or smooth cranberry sauces, sweet potatoes with or without marshmallows, and so many other Turkey Day dilemmas, we tend to just cobble together a what-have-you assortment of…

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Pocahontas and Rolfe on their wedding day, 400 years since the first one

The bride and her groom are posing for photos near the head banquet table.

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A quick, easy coconut pudding perfect for Easter

A quick, easy coconut pudding perfect for Easter

The clean yet rich flavors of tembleque made it a perfect finish to an Easter dinner.

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Giving Easter side dishes the respect they deserve

Giving Easter side dishes the respect they deserve

This March 10, 2014 photo shows butter-spiced skillet peas in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for March 7

While I'm away, readers give the advice.

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Boyfriend won't stop contact with unstable ex

Is it controlling of me to want, but not insist, that my boyfriend of one year cease contact with his ex?

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