Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies; subject of controversial film – Los Angeles Times

Toronto SunRubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies; subject of controversial filmLos Angeles TimesRubin “Hurricane” Carter, the middleweight boxer whose wrongful triple-murder conviction inspired a film starring Denzel Washington and a song by Bob Dylan, died in Toronto on Sunday. He was 76. Carter, who died of complications from prostate cancer, …Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter was ‘living argument against death penalty’ ‘Hurricane’ Carter dead; former boxer was 76, associate and caregiver saysNewsdayRubin “Hurricane” Carter dead at 76Toronto StarNew York Daily News -Fox News -MiamiHerald.comall 384 news articles …read more    

Colorado’s recreational marijuana law drives toking tourist boom – San Jose Mercury News

ABC NewsColorado’s recreational marijuana law drives toking tourist boomSan Jose Mercury NewsMarla Cooley isn’t exactly being discreet when she advertises the marijuana friendliness of her vacation rental home near Lyons. She calls the rental “High in the Hills.” “I’m in a spot where I can enjoy life at its highest, and I’m welcoming people to share the …Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in ColoradoWashington PostOnce an underground phenomenon, pot holiday tries to go mainstream in …Fox News4/20 goes mainstream in the first US state to legalize marijuanaNational Postall 355 news articles …read more    

Boston ramps up security ahead of Marathon – Fox News

Chron.comBoston ramps up security ahead of MarathonFox NewsFamilies celebrated Easter, diners enjoyed the spring weather at sidewalk cafes, and runners — easily identified by their trim builds and colorful jackets — picked up last-minute supplies for what will be the second-largest field in the race’s history.One year after bombing, Boston beefs up security for famed marathonCBS NewsBrother to run in honor of Boston Marathon bombing survivorSan Jose Mercury NewsBoston Race Makes Room For Those Affected By BombsNPRBBC News -Christian Science Monitor -WCVB Bostonall 1,464 news articles …read more    

Easter celebrations around the world – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarEaster celebrations around the worldKansas City StarAlessandra Tarantino — AP A large crowd is seen in St. Peter’s Square from the Bernini colonnade during Pope Francis’ Easter Mass, at the the Vatican, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Even before Mass began, a crowd of more than 100,000 was overflowing from …In his Easter message, Pope Francis prays for Ukraine, SyriaWashington PostCardinal’s vast luxury apartment in Vatican angers Pope greets Easter tourists on popemobileUSA TODAYABC News -Fox News -NBCNews.comall 503 news articles …read more    

Preview: Red Wings at Bruins – Reuters

New York Daily NewsPreview: Red Wings at BruinsReutersThe Boston Bruins were the only team in the league to win at least 30 games at home this season, but the underdog Detroit Red Wings needed just one contest to wrest away home-ice advantage. The top-seeded Bruins will look to rebound from a 1-0 defeat …Game thread: Wings down, 4-1, after Chara’s goal in 3rdDetroit Free PressControlling the puck will be key for the BruinsBoston GlobeRecap: Boston vs. DetroitKansas City StarStanley Cup of Chowder -Daily Heraldall 1,310 news articles …read more    

National roundup: Thousands in Colorado celebrate traditional pot holiday – Washington Post

NPRNational roundup: Thousands in Colorado celebrate traditional pot holidayWashington Postcolorado. Thousands celebrate. annual pot holiday. Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana. Tens of thousands gathered for a …Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in ColoradoPhilly.comColorado’s recreational marijuana law drives toking tourist boomSan Jose Mercury NewsHigh hopes in Mile-High City as marijuana activists party in DenverLos Angeles Timesall 366 news articles …read more    

Bruins 4, Red Wings 1 – Reuters

Washington PostBruins 4, Red Wings 1ReutersBruins 4, Red Wings 1: Rookie Justin Florek and Reilly Smith scored first-period goals and host Boston led wire-to-wire to even its Eastern Conference first-round series with Detroit at one game apiece. Milan Lucic and captain Zdeno Chara also tallied as the …Bruins even series against Red WingsBoston GlobeZdeno Chara is all smiles as Brendan Smith tries to fight himUSA TODAYBruins even the series with 4-1 win over the Red WingsBoston -The Detroit News -Toronto Starall 1,305 news articles …read more    

8 dead in airplane crash in Southwest Finland – Xinhua

SFGate8 dead in airplane crash in Southwest FinlandXinhuaHELSINKI, April 20 (Xinhua) — A small passenger plane carrying 10 parachuters crashed on Sunday in the Satakunta region, Southwest Finland, causing eight dead. Police confirmed that 11 persons were on the plane, including ten passengers and one pilot, …Finland plane crash kills eight peopleThe Guardian8 killed in Finland parachutist plane crashFox NewsEight Parachutists Killed in Plane Crash in FinlandWall Street JournalThe Australian -MiamiHerald.comall 42 news articles …read more    

Ukraine Separatists Plead for Putin’s Help After Deadly Gunfight – TIME Separatists Plead for Putin’s Help After Deadly GunfightTIMEPro-Russian militant walks past burnt cars near a checkpoint that was the scene of A Pro-Russian militant walks past burnt cars near a checkpoint that was the scene of a gunfight overnight near the city of Slaviansk, April 20, 2014. Gleb Garanich—Reuters …Ukraine Separatists Hold Ground as US Eyes SanctionsBloombergDeadly Shootout Underscores Fragile Truce in Eastern UkraineNew York TimesUkraine crisis: Geneva peace deal in tatters after up to five shot Independent -Daily Times -CNNall 475 news articles …read more