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Easter Sunday: "He is risen" & a day of new beginnings

Easter is, by far, the most-attended Sunday of the year for many US churches, according to LifeWay Research, a Southern Baptist research center. Who can resist singing louder to "He Arose" or thinking about Jesus when they sing "In the Garden", which to many Christians is an all-time favorite.


Protests in Berkeley Turned Violent

Protests in Berkeley Turned Violent

Berkeley police say they've known about the rally and counter demonstration for some time . And although Berkeley police had specifically prohibited weapons like knives, bricks, rocks, glass bottles, and more from being brought to Civic Center Park, they confiscated a number of those items from people entering the area.


US Senate set to approve Trump's conservative Supreme Court pick

US Senate set to approve Trump's conservative Supreme Court pick

Gorsuch's confirmation Friday was preceded by a Senate floor showdown Thursday in which Democrats initially mounted a filibuster, denying Gorsuch the 60 votes needed to proceed. The move changed Senate rules to allow them to break the filibuster with only 51 votes rather than the traditional 60, something senators on both sides of the aisle said could change the chamber's role in the political sphere.


'Carousel' Returning to Broadway with Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry & Renee Fleming!

'Carousel' Returning to Broadway with Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry & Renee Fleming!

Opera singer Renee Fleming will play Nettie Fowler. Joshua is now playing Aaron Burr in the touring production of Hamilton. The production will be staged by three-time Tony Award-winner Jack O'Brien ( Hairspray , The Coast of Utopia ), now in the final week of previews for Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and choreographed by Justin Peck, a soloist and the Resident Choreographer of New York City Ballet.