AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans see drugs as a big problem

Sharon Johnson calls herself an addict, although she's been sober for three years now. She started by smoking pot and eventually moved to crack cocaine. Her daughter has tried heroin and "I believe I'm going to pull her out of the gutter someday," Johnson laments.

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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