Pope speaks of humanity's "shame" in Good Friday procession

ROME (AP) — Thousands of people, including nuns, families with toddlers, and young tourists, endured exceptionally tight anti-terrorism checks to pray at the Good Friday procession at the Colosseum, where Pope Francis expressed shame over humanity's failings.


  • Written by FRANCES D'EMILIO , Associated Press

Afghan official: Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of militants killed in an attack by the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military has risen to 94, an Afghan official said Saturday.

  • Written by RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press

White House decides to keep visitor records secret

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Friday that lists of visitors to the building will be kept secret, breaking with the practice of President Donald Trump's predecessor.

  • Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE and CHAD DAY, Associated Press

Train stuck in tunnel 3 hours, then stun gun sparks stampede

NEW YORK (AP) — A train with about 1,200 passengers became stuck in a tunnel between New York and New Jersey for nearly three hours on Friday, and the chaotic scene escalated to pandemonium when Amtrak police used a stun gun to subdue a disruptive man in a station, sparking a stampede.

  • Written by JENNIFER PELTZ and VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

The iPhone of cars? Apple enters self-driving car race

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is joining the fiercely competitive race to design self-driving cars, raising the possibility that a company that has already re-shaped culture with its iPhone may try to transform transportation, too.

  • Written by MICHAEL LIEDTKE , AP Technology Writer