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  • Pope Benedict XVI: A 'simple and humble worker' (+video)

    Amidst a tearful crowd, Pope Benedict XVI led his final public mass on Wednesday at St. Peter's Basilica. He thanked those in the audience for their prayers. Breaking with tradition, he will retire this month to a life of prayer in a converted monastery. He will not play a role in the selection of his successor. 

  • The top 25 celebrity baby names of all time

    Many celebrities are creative people, but seldom does their creativity get more free rein than when they’re naming their own offspring. From Beyonce and Jay-Z's firstborn Blue Ivy to Frank Zappa's daughter's avante-garde moniker Diva Thin Muffin Pigeen, there are plenty of unusual names.

  • Tony Awards: 6 memorable moments

    From the emotional to the humorous, here are the highlights of the 2012 Tony Awards ceremony.

  • 'Once' completes its Cinderella story with a best-musical Tony

    'Once' won eight Tony awards in all, including for its lead actor, Steve Kazee, who brought movie-star looks and a soulful singing voice to the part of Guy, a street musician in Dublin who falls for a Czech immigrant flower-seller.

  • Senior pranks: School districts draw line between fun, vandalism

    As graduation nears, school districts are dealing with increasing pranks by high school seniors. These senior pranks, mostly harmless and done in good spirit, can escalate to vandalism. Where do school officials draw the line?

  • Horizons How Peter Carl Fabergé is the Steve Jobs of bejeweled eggs

    Google is celebrating the 166th birthday of Peter Carl Fabergé, whose ornate eggs made him the Steve Jobs of his day. But with eggs instead of consumer electronics. 

  • 10 great summer cars

    Wind in your hair, sun in your face – the summer drive is as classic a pastime as barbecues and baseball.  For dedicated sun-seekers, the right machine can make all the difference, and since most of us can’t afford the demi-convertible Maybach Landaulet limousine, here are 10 fun-loving new models sure to keep a summer smile on your face.  Climb into one of these this season, and you’ll be happy to keep driving duties for yourself.

  • The beach: sun, sand, and inequality in the Dominican Republic

    Urban, man-made beaches are popping up around the world, but they serve as a reminder of the inequality that can prohibit low-income residents from traveling to parts of their own countries.

  • Suicide car bombing kills 38 in Nigeria on Easter Sunday

    Authorities believe the attacker was trying to detonate explosives near churches holding Easter services on Sunday.

  • A northern Iraqi Easter

    Fears for the future remain within Iraq's devastated Christian community, but there were glimmers of hope this Easter.