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Quotations in the News

|Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

"I drive a bicycle taxi. How am I going to buy a house or an apartment with what I earn?" — Cuban citizen Lazaro Marquez who makes about $2 a day pedaling passengers through central Havana. An apartment in the neighborhood costs around $7,000.

John Paul's legacy stained by sex abuse scandal

| |Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

Pope John Paul II is rightly credited with having helped bring down communism, of inspiring a new generation of Catholics with a globe-trotting papacy and of explaining church teaching on a range of hot-button issues as Christianity entered its third millennium.

After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

| |Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

One year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others, turning a day of athletic triumph into one of tragedy, the Boston Marathon returns to the streets on Monday. For the 118th edition of the world's oldest annual marathon, security along the course will be tighter than ever.

SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

| |Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior," while criticism of her own government's handling of the disaster grew.

Group concerned for activist missing in Thailand

|Sunday, Apr. 20, 2014

An international human rights group is calling on Thai authorities to investigate the disappearance of a prominent environmental activist.

SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

|Sunday, Apr. 20, 2014

South Korean President Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed 'unforgivable, murderous acts' in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.

Car hits packed Florida church, injuring 21

|Sunday, Apr. 20, 2014

A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews, Fort Myers police said.

16-year-old survives in wheel well of Maui flight

| |Sunday, Apr. 20, 2014

A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.

AP PHOTOS: Nicaraguan town drags chained 'Judases'

|Sunday, Apr. 20, 2014

For 130 years, the people of Masatepe have observed Good Friday by dressing up in colorful masks and costumes and dragging chained "Judases" through the streets of their town in western Nicaragua.

Today in History

|Sunday, Apr. 20, 2014

Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year.