Police: Upon finding Taco Bell closed, angry man smashes car

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts have charged a man they say got so angry when he found out that Taco Bell was closed that he sped off in his car, crashed into a free-standing ATM building, and knocked himself unconscious.

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Thousands trace Jesus' footsteps on Good Friday in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Catholics and Protestants are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ by following the path in Jerusalem's Old City where, according to tradition, he walked on the way to the cross.

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Cuba gears up for historic free concert in Havana

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is gearing up for an historic free concert by The Rolling Stones on Friday night in the country where rock and roll music was once silenced.

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Filipino nailed to cross prays for Belgium, Philippines

SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino devotee was nailed to a cross for the 30th time in an annual Good Friday ritual, which he dedicated to peace in Belgium and other countries targeted by Islamic extremists.

  • Written by RENE CASIBANG, Associated Press

US grew slightly more in 4th quarter than earlier estimated

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster rate in the fourth quarter than previously estimated, boosted by stronger consumer spending. Consumers may be providing more lift to the economy in the current January-March period.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer