WASHINGTON (AP) â Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has a hearing Sunday with the NHL's department of player safety for his late hit to the head of Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta in Game 2 of their second-round playoff series.
US President Barack Obama's eldest daughter Malia will attend Harvard University in 2017 after taking a year off from her studies, the White House said Sunday. The 17-year-old will be following in the footsteps of her parents, both of whom went to Harvard Law School. The news came in a statement from the office of First Lady Michelle Obama, which did not specify what Malia will do during her break after graduating from high school.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) â Polish border police say they have prevented seven members of a pro-Kremlin motorcycle club from entering Poland.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) â With "Holy Fire," fireworks and solemn Masses, Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected more than 2,000 years ago.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for rare attacks in Iraq's deep Shiite south on Sunday, twin suicide car bomb blasts in the city of Samawa killing at least 33 people. "The hospitals have received 33 dead," a senior official in the Muthanna health department, which covers Samawa, told AFP. An officer in Muthanna Operations Command confirmed the toll.