Jolie delivers empowerment message at Kids' Choice Awards

Angelina Jolie accepts the award for favorite villain for “Maleficent” at Nickelodeon's 28th annual Kids' Choice Awards at The Forum on Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie, who has sought to inspire women with public candor about her own health, brought another message of empowerment to the Kids' Choice Awards.



Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory

Thousands of opponents of Indiana Senate Bill 101, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, gathered on the lawn of the Indiana State House to rally against that legislation Saturday, March 28, 2015. Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill Thursday prohibiting state laws that "substantially burden" a person's ability to follow his or her religious beliefs. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.



Singapore bids farewell to Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeral

Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, center, is accompanied by Ho Ching, right, wife of Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, second left, as he pays his respects to the late Lee Kuan Yew, Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Singapore. Lee, 91, died Monday at Singapore General Hospital after more than a month of battling severe pneumonia. The government declared a week of mourning for the leader who is credited with transforming the resource-poor island into a wealthy finance and trade hub with low crime and corruption in a region saddled with graft, instability and poverty. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)SINGAPORE (AP) — Singaporeans are lining a 15 kilometer (9 mile) route through the city-state to witness an elaborate funeral procession for longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew.



Serena Williams easily wins opening match at Miami Open

Serena Williams celebrates after winning a point against Monica Niculescu, of Romania, during their match at the Miami Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla., Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Serena Williams punctuated points Saturday with theatrics worthy of a Grand Slam final. There were squeals, knee kicks, pirouettes and fist pumps, sometimes all at once.



Painstaking search continues after NYC blast, but hope dims

A pile of debris remains at the site of a building explosion in the East Village neighborhood of New York, Friday, March 27, 2015. Nineteen people were injured, four critically, after the powerful blast and fire sent flames soaring and debris flying Thursday afternoon. Preliminary evidence suggested that a gas explosion amid plumbing and gas work inside the building was to blame. (AP Photo/The New York Times, Nancy Borowick, Pool)NEW YORK (AP) — Searching with hands and dogs through scoops of rubble from three apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, emergency workers painstakingly looked for signs of two missing people Saturday, though authorities acknowledged the chances were slim.





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