Tomas Hertl and Matt Nieto make huge contributions for the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 against the Los Angeles Kings.
Scott Quigg of Britain retained his WBA super-bantamweight title by stopping substitute Tshifhiwa Munyai of South Africa in the second round on Saturday.
Residents of a poor community near Rio de Janeiro torch vehicles in protest at the deaths of two young men in incidents involving the police.
Ever since I discovered an unfortunate beak in my yolk, I've never much been a fan of eggs. I grew up a farm girl, which is just a fancy term for child laborer. In fact, that may be the reason my dad finally gave into to having children. Well, that and the trick my mom played on him inspired by the book The Thorn Birds. I haven't read the book, so don't ask me what it was, and I don't want to know anyway because eww. From the outside, farms look fluffy and colorful and exciting. But when you're 7, they just look like a lot of chores. One of mine was collecting eggs every morning in the chicken coop. And from the inside of the chicken coop, farms look stinky and dusty and itchy. You could say every day was an Easter egg hunt, and you could also say that's why I don't like Easter egg hunts. My dad taught me to always, always hold the eggs to the sun to make sure they're not fertilized. (That's fancy for full of chicken fetus.) But when you have more important things to do, like swing from barn ropes and dare the neighbor kids to touch the electric fence, sometimes you simply don't have time to do the sunshine test. The rest of this story is implied and beyond details, sort of like great The Thorn Birds pregnancy prank -- which is just fancy for "me." This Easter, I'm transcending egg trauma and reclaiming the hunt. In honor of the tradition, I decided to conduct my own grown-up Easter treasure hunt along east Pearl Street in Boulder, CO. The plan was to search high and low for the best, undiscovered treats. I didn't expect to find two golden eggs on my first stop, at 20th and Pearl. But everyone knows the golden eggs are filled with the best goodies, so you can't blame me for stopping there. Psst: I even held them up to the light. And they're totally yummy, through and through -- packed with some of the weirdest repurposed furniture ideas I've ever seen. Here's what I found on my Easter treasure hunt (view the whole slideshow below): Golden Egg No. 1: Madelife, 2000 20th St., Boulder. Here, you can find carved wooden martini glasses, made by Carbondale artist David Rasmussen, who also made a contemporary, sleek, floating wooden credenza. Give me vodka in a wooden glass now. Drool at Boulder artist Joe Friend's unique (and sexy, hello!) repurposed wood and photography wall hangings. He even printed some of his photos on the hood of an old car. Golden Egg No. 2: Reclaimed Style: Furniture and Art, 2016 21st St., Boulder. This store needs a bouncer, because there's no way you can get through here in less than many hours, without being physically removed. This store specializes in the weirdest-slash-coolest home decor. An old tennis racquet turned into a mirror. An elaborate charcoal gravestone rubbing mural. A chair made out of two old metal golf clubs. A plant stand made out of recycled crutches. The more closely you look, the more you will get sucked in. By the stories, by the craftsmanship, by the enthusiasm of Ross Neeley, who told me his store title was "the smiley face." I love Bill Neidig's jewelry made out of bent cutlery (especially the fork bracelets) and the stunning table with a coffee ground and coral inlay, made by Arvada carpenter and engineer, Brian Arbuckle. "Some of the creativity is just unbelievable here," Neeley says. "Everything here is a piece of art." Everything is repurposed. Extreme repurposing. So everything has a story. At least one.
[View the story "My grown-up Easter treasure hunt on Pearl Street" on Storify] Read more stories from the weirdest city in America, Boulder, Colo., here: Only In Boulder.
Dejen Gebremeskel defended his title at the B.A.A. 5K on Saturday as thousands of runners took to the streets in Boston two days before the marathon.
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, columnist for The Independent, joined Matthew Green, journalist and author, to review the papers for the BBC News Channel.
Quakes only come close to scoring when Alan Gordon hit the crossbar in the opening minute.
The biggest difference between Washington's two wins and its one loss against Chicago this season was that Nene sat out the defeat with a knee injury. Using his soft midrange touch and passing ability, Nene often set up at the elbow to ignite Washington's offense and averaged 14.5 points and 4.5 assists against the Bulls. Without Nene in the lineup, Joakim Noah had his way, exploding for 21 points and 12 rebounds in an 18-point rout earlier this month at Verizon Center. With Nene back in the post alongside Marcin Gortat, who scored 21 points on 9-for-13 shooting when guarded by Noah, the Wizards possess the players necessary to counter the leading contender for NBA defensive player of the year.
Dynamic Impact continued trainer Mark Casse's big spring April 19, edging 2-5 favorite Midnight Hawk by the narrowest of noses in the $500,000 Illinois Derby at Hawthorne Race Course.
A mod and a rocker look back at Easter 50 years ago, when the coastal town of Clacton was "invaded" by "rampaging teenagers".
A mod and a rocker look back on the Clacton clashes 50 years ago
Mexican singer Juan Gabriel plans to resume his tour concerts May 1 after being released from a Las Vegas hospital.
Symbols, patterns and colours have been used for millennia as ways to rally the troops, frighten foes, inspire loyalty, and recognise allies. Does anything fulfil that unifying role today?
Preserving the identities of England's counties
In the Los Angeles Clippers playoff loss to their in-state rivals earlier today, star power forward Blake Griffin may or may not have gotten revenge on a rowdy opposing fan in the front row by tossing a cup of water over his head.
Pretending (possibly) to react to a replay of a foul called against him early in the fourth quarter of the game, Griffin was suspiciously close to the only Golden State Warriors fan nearby when...well... watch and enjoy:
Here's some expert analysis:
The fan was wearing a Warriors t-shirt and had been making a lot of noise all game, so the water dumping may not have been an accident. You can also see Griffin throw the empty cup at the guy's feet after the dousing.
While the fan claims Griffin didn't dew do it on purpose, his game-suffering buddy and fellow Warriors fan, said it was definitely on act of watertage.
Warriors fan Justin Wolf, who was sitting next to Will Meldman, believes Blake Griffin doused his friend on purpose.-- Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) April 19, 2014
From his myriad advertisements, it's easy to see that acting does not come naturally to the All-Star and former No. 1 pick. Griffin has also been called out repeatedly for dramatically flopping in games to draw fouls.
Here's one shining example:
The Warriors upset of the Clippers begins what should make for an interesting series between the two California teams. For more on the start of the NBA playoffs, check out our handy-dandy guide here.
El Paso police are trying to identify a man who robbed a Jack in the Box on the West Side.
Kansas received strong performances from both the men's and women's teams at the Kansas Relays on Saturday while winning eight of the 20 track events, the women's long jump and had two of its graduates win in other events.
KIEV/DONETSK (Reuters) - A mediator from Europe's OSCE security body headed to eastern Ukraine on Saturday seeking the surrender of pro-Russian separatists as the Kiev government declared an Easter truce following a peace accord with Moscow.
Some of the UK's most successful entrepreneurs talk to the BBC about how to succeed - and share some of their biggest mistakes.
Some of the UK's biggest entrepreneurs share their stories
KIEV, UKRAINE -- Ukraine's new government inherited an army so bereft of modern equipment and training that when Russian troops entered Crimea and agitators stormed government offices in eastern Ukraine, the country proved helpless to protect its borders and citizens.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY | APRIL 20: This year you put extraordinary effort into making your dreams a reality. The toll that these efforts take on you may be high. You love living life to the fullest. Others find your energy contagious and exciting. If single, your ability to communicate attracts many types of people. You will note that one of them could become more than a friend. Why not find out? If you are attached, make an effort where you have not before. You know your gesture would make your significant other happy.
The otherworldly sight of African migrants, lit only by the moon and the light of their cellphones, held aloft, trying to grab signals from nearby Somalia to call their relatives. The terror of a mall turned battleground after a brazen attack in Kenya. A severely malnourished child crying out from her mother's burqa at an Afghan hospital. The best photojournalists have a way of capturing a whole of a complex story in a single frame and, with their artistry, make it live in our memory long after news has marched on. News pictures too good to forget from last year have been honored and are being displayed in the Pictures of the Year 2013 exhibition that has become an anticipated tradition at the Newseum. The show opens Friday for a five-month run through Sept. 1.
Jack White played his new single for a couple of hundred fans on Record Store Day and four hours later a copy of the performance was available on a limited run of vinyl.
BBC Two is celebrating its 50th anniversary on Sunday, 20 April, having been home to many landmark programmes over the decades.
Fifty landmark shows from 50 years of BBC Two