- The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe has no permanent members, but it's hosting tens of thousands of worshipers today – it's across the street from Walt Disney World.
- Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former boxing champion who served nearly 20 years in prison, has died of prostate cancer. Carter's story inspired a Bob Dylan protest song; he was 76.
- Ten years after sneaking into a church slated for closing, parishioners at Saint Frances Cabrini Catholic Church maintain a 24-hour vigil in attempt to keep their house of worship open.
- Based on Google Alerts, a snapshot of pandas in black-and-white. In the here-and-now.
- Jim Bell says NASA's latest discovery support the notion that habitable worlds are probably common in the galaxy.
- Graham Allison says if an unchecked and emboldened Russia foments conflict in a nation like Latvia, a NATO member with a Russian speaking population, the West would have to defend it.
- The US Navy's newest stealth destroyer is twice as long as the Statue of Liberty but barely shows up on radar.
- If fans thought season one of "Orphan Black" was mysterious, get ready to spiral deeper down the rabbit hole for a second season. The show returns this Saturday April 19 on BBC America.
Handmade rockets are fired at two rival churches in an annual event on Chios Island, Greece. The side with the most direct hits of the opposing church is crowned the winner.
- The confirmed death toll from the ferry that sunk off the coast of South Korea rose to 58 on Sunday — as a newly released transcript shows the confusion that ensued in the half hour between the first distress call and the evacuation of the ship.
Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, feed giraffes at Sydney's Taronga Zoo on Sunday.
- Following Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk exclusive interview with NBC News' David Gregory on Meet The Press Sunday, U.S. senators said America should not wait for Russia to make more threats before sending more security aid.